The 2014 Whole Megillah Picture Book Manuscript Contest – Mazel Tov!

Mazel Tov to the winners of  the 2014 The Whole Megillah Jewish Children’s Picture Book Manuscript Contest

Grand Prize

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Randi Sonenshine

 Randi Sonenshine of Cartersville, Georgia for her historical manuscript, The Inside Name


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Ellen Fischer

Ellen Fischer of Greensboro, North Carolina for her manuscript, This Year in America


Michael Klein

Michael Klein

Michael Eliot Klein of Montville, New Jersey

Joni Klein-Higger

Joni Klein-Higger

and Joni Klein-Higger of Palm Harbor, Florida for their manuscript,  Ava Loves Shabbat

We had dozens of entries and they were judged by Kar-Ben publisher Joni Sussman. Randi will receive a choice of either free one-year access to Kar-Ben’s ebookstore or a set of Kar-Ben’s 10 new Spring 2014 titles.

Finally, Mazel Tov to all contestants. I thank you all! And a most gracious thank you to judge Joni Sussman. Thanks, everyone, for making our 2014 picture book manuscript contest a great success.

About Barbara Krasner

History writer and award-winning author Barbara Krasner writes Jewish-themed poetry, articles, nonfiction books, and novels for children and adults.
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5 Responses to The 2014 Whole Megillah Picture Book Manuscript Contest – Mazel Tov!

  1. Sussman, Joanna says:

    Nice! Just let me know what Randi would prefer for her prize.

    Joni Sussman
    Publisher, Kar-Ben Publishing
    A growing Jewish library for children

    A division of Lerner Publishing Group

    Visit for up-to-date details on award winning titles from Kar-Ben Publishing

  2. Congratulations to all the winners and congratulations for getting such a great response!

  3. Thank you, Barb for the opportunity!

  4. Mazel tov to all the winners! And thank you, Barb, for hosting & offering us this great chance to share our work.

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