The Purim Story for Kids

Meet the Purim characters through the medium of verse and rhyme. The Purim story for children...

Achashverosh
I am Achashverosh, the great and mighty king, I work magic with my royal signet ring, The Emperor of Persia, (now called Iran), With wine flowing freely where now's Abadan...
Vashti
I am Vashti, the boldest of queens, Pretty at forty, as ever in my 'teens. Everybody feared me, called me Queen of Spades, Most of all my slaves, pretty Jewish maids...
Queen Esther
I am Queen Esther, beloved by all, Mordechai's cousin, of the House of King Saul. We lived in Shushan and children we taught. To love the Torah, fear no one and naught...
Mordechai
I am Mordechai a very good Jew, You know me and love me and I love you. I am a descendant of the Great King Saul, I made wicked Haman cringe and crawl...
Haman
I am Haman, a proud Amalekite, Jews don't like me, hate my sight. I hate children, and children hate me, Especially those that say Mode Ani...