Miri Leshem-Pelly is an author and illustrator.
14 children’s books published as author/illustrator; Illustrated 14 children books for other writers.
Her favorite topics for writing and illustrating are nature and animals.
Her book SCRIBBLE & AUTHOR was published in English in the U.S.A. and she is represented by Olswanger Literary agency.
Miri’s works have won awards in Israel and have been shown on several exhibitions.
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Assistant Regional Advisor
Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod
Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod is a journalist, blogger, translator, marketing copywriter, and on her precious spare time… she writes kids’ books. Many have Jewish themes, but others are for a general audience. Her picture book Yossi and the Monkeys was published in 2017 by Kar-Ben, a division of Lerner. Another picture book is forthcoming from Apples & Honey, a division of Behrman House. Tzivia has self-published over a dozen books for children and adults and her writing has appeared in Chicken Soup for the Mother-Daughter Soul, along with numerous newspapers, magazines, and literary journals.
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Inbal Gigi Bousidan
Inbal Gigi Bousidan is a self-taught freelance illustrator. Mom of four Boys, 4 cats and a Dog.
in 2014 when her fourth son was born Inbal decided to fulfill her dream of illustrating children’s books, signed up for Scbwi and started working seriously on my portfolio.
When Scbwi Israel introduced an American publisher that was looking for illustrators, Inbal submitted her portfolio and got the job! In spring 2018, her first picture book, FRENCH TOAST SUNDAYS, will be published, and she is already working on her second one.
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Scbwi Israel Volunteers:
Community & Social Network Coordinator
Adi Remba Erez
Website Content Writer
Liora Grossman is an Israeli illustrator and curator of illustration.
She had illustrated more than 200 books, Had 2 solo exhibitions, and curated 3 exhibitions, 2 of them in collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Liora is the recipient of the Andersen citation.
In 2016 she designed, illustrated and curated the official Israeli booth in the Bologna Children’s Book fair.
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