Monthly Archives: September 2011

Book Review | Talia and the Rude Vegetables by Linda Elovitz Marshall

Talia and the Rude Vegetables Written by Linda Elovitz Marshall and illustrated by Francesca Assirelli Published by Kar-Ben, 2011 Story summary: A girl visiting her grandmother mistakes “rude” vegetables for “root” vegetables as they prepare for Rosh Hashonah. The good … Continue reading

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New Consultant Added to 13th Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference

New Consultant Added! Margery Cuyler, Publisher at Marshall Cavendish/Shofar Books Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference Register here Thirteenth Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference Sponsored by the Jewish Book … Continue reading

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The Whole Megillah Picture Book Manuscript Contest – Mazel Tov!

Mazel Tov to the winners of The Whole Megillah 2011 Jewish Children’s Picture Book Manuscript Contest First Place Marcia Berneger of San Diego, California for her manuscript, The Little Shofar Second Place Wayne Edwards of Somerville, Texas for his manuscript, … Continue reading

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Report from Prague | Terezin

Terezin was built in the 1780s as a fortress town in northern Bohemia. Also called Theresienstadt in German, the town was named for Hapsburg Empress Maria Theresia. But in 1941, the resident population was ousted by the Nazis, who turned … Continue reading

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Author-Agent-Editor Three-in-One Notebook Special | OyMG by Amy Fellner Dominy

The Whole Megillah presents a conversation with OyMG author Amy Fellner Dominy, her agent Caryn Wiseman at Andrea Brown Literary Agency, and her editor Stacy Cantor Abrams at Walker/Bloomsbury. The Whole Megillah (TWM): Amy, how did you come up with … Continue reading

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