Tag Archives: All-of-a-Kind Family

2020 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

  You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2020 Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour, the culmination of a full week of insightful and inspiring award-winning author and illustrator interviews. Read about the blog tour and all 2020 … Continue reading

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Three-in-One Notebook Special | The Doll Shop Downstairs Author, Illustrator, and Editor

Yona Zeldis McDonough is the author of The Doll Shop Downstairs (Viking, 2009) and its sequel, The Cats in the Doll Shop (Viking, 2011). Together with her editor, associate publisher Joy Peskin, and the book’s illustrator, Heather Maione, they answer … Continue reading

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A History of Jewish Children’s Books—Part Two

Sydney Taylor and the All-of-a-Kind Family Adapted from a talk given by Lisa Silverman, Library Director of Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, May 23, 2010 at the Highlights Founders Workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books” Then we get to the most well-known, … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Notebook | Kathe Pinchuck

Kathe Pinchuck, The Whole Megillah‘s June 2010 Librarian of the Month, is the outgoing chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee and that experience has given her a unique perspective on Jewish children’s literature.  She is the librarian at … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Notebook | Barbara Bietz

The Whole Megillah is proud to feature monthly interviews with members of the Association of Jewish Libraries in our Librarian’s Notebook. Any writer of Jewish-themed children’s books needs to become familiar with this organization and its librarians. For May 2010, … Continue reading

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