Picture Book


Symphony of a City

It is the 100th anniversary of the city of Metropolina, and the mayor has decided to stage a festive concert to mark the occasion, and to invite the famous composer Liberty del Pasta Liana to compose a piece of music especially for the event. But Liberta’s special style of work and composition, are not quite what the Mayor had in... Read more ►

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A Fence, some sheep, and a little guy with a big problem

Trouble falling asleep?  Try counting sheep.  But not these sheep, they're way too interesting! Synopsis:When our "little guy" hero has trouble sleeping, he starts to count sheep.  But instead of boring him to sleep, these sheep find interesting and unique ways to cross the fence, each in her own way.   This book is truly a phenomenon in Israel, and its a... Read more ►

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Behind the Door

When I open the gate, i see the street.  A Story about a path connecting the two houses and two hearts.   The story of our little boy, and how he makes his way (followed by his dad and dog) to Grandma's house, is told with great sensitivity and grace, and accompanied by the creator's wonderful illustrations.   This touching, adorable... Read more ►

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How Does a Child Grow?

How does a child grow? You water him like a flower? No.You build him like a house of blocks? No. This sweet book written by Rimona Dinoor and adorably illustrated by Shahar Kober, tries to answer one little kid's very reasonable question.  The book has just been published in 2013 in Israel to strong reviews. Read more ►

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A Girl From There

Chava Nisimov was born in 1939 in Warsaw. She spent a good part of her early childhood hiding in a closet at the home of a Polish family. In 2008 she published this book of her memories of the war and the first years after the war. The text is poetic, snatches of memory and fantasy, perfectly complimented by... Read more ►

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Wings

Lia’s mom is an illustrator. One autumn afternoon, Lia asks her mom to paint her portrait, but with wings. After numerous attempts at different kinds of wings (all beautifully illustrated), Lia’s mom and Lia herself understand that she doesn’t yet know what her wings are like. That night Lia experiences a very special dream, and when she wakes, discovers... Read more ►

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Suddenly in the Middle of the Night

Suddenly in the middle of the night…. Our hero felt he really needed to go to the bathroom. The book follows his desperate attempts to get there (in his dream) as he meets obstacles such as a rude frog, friends from his kindergarten and argumentative animals of all sorts. A funny, true to life story which relates to a... Read more ►

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Bruno the Child Who Learned to Fly

Bruno the Child Who Learned to Fly is an extraordinary book published in 2012 by Italian publisher Orecchio Acerbo. The book is inspired by the life of Bruno Schulz, a celebrated Polish author and artist who was killed by a Nazi officer during World War II. Schultz’s writings and artwork reflect unique talent and boundless imagination.   Bruno the Child Who... Read more ►

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Poor Seymour

What does dog Seymour do all day when his family is at school at work? One little girl wonders and worries, but Orit Bergman’s wonderfully rich and amusing illustrations show that Seymour is having a ball, unbeknownst to his family. The juxtaposition of the girl’s narration of her thoughts on Seymour and the rich illustrations showing what the dog... Read more ►

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Lola’s Song

Lola is a hyena who is shunned by the other animals in the forest. But then, an unexpected friend and a radio song contest change her life. Read more ►

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