Monthly Archives: September 2015

Three-in-One Notebook: Shanghai Sukkah by Heidi Smith Hyde, Illustrations by Jing Jing Tsong

Earlier this year, Kar-Ben Publishing released a new picture book, Shanghai Sukkah, written by Heidi Smith Hyde and illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong. The Whole Megillah presents an interview here with author, illustrator, and publisher Joni Sussman. TWM: What inspired … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Steve Sheinkin, Award-winning Children’s Nonfiction

In July 2015, Publishers Weekly posed the question: Is children’s nonfiction having its moment? The article mentioned Steve Sheinkin, with whom The Whole Megillah has spoken before. It seemed like a good time to talk to him again. The Whole Megillah (TWM): … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Linda Elovitz Marshall, The Very Yum Kippur

The Whole Megillah (TWM): What gave you the inspiration for this story? Linda Elovitz Marshall (LEM): Hi Barbara,thank you for asking that question…and for inviting me to be interviewed. It’s always nice to hear from you and to exchange ideas. … Continue reading

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