Tag Archives: Ann Koffsky

Author’s Notebook | Creation Colors by Ann D. Koffsky

Creation Colors by Ann D. Koffsky, 24 pp., $17.95, Apples & Honey Press, April 2019 The Whole Megillah (TWM): What was your inspiration for this story? Ann Koffsky (AK): A huge, blank wall. Really! My synagogue has a large blank … Continue reading

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Two-in-One Editor’s Notebook | Dena Neusner and Ann Koffsky of Apples & Honey Press

The Whole Megillah (TWM): What was the impetus behind launching the new Apples & Honey Press imprint? Dena Neusner (DN): As you know, Apples & Honey Press is a partnership between Behrman House and Jerusalem-based Gefen Publishing. Our mission at Behrman … Continue reading

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The Whole Megillah Illustration Contest | Announcing the Winners

Jewish-themed Illustration Contest Names Winners The results are in from contest judge, Anna Olswanger. Thanks to all of you who submitted your artwork to The Whole Megillah Illustration Contest. Judging criteria included the ability of the illustration to: Tell a … Continue reading

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Illustrator’s Notebook | Ann D. Koffsky, Thank You for Me!

The Whole Megillah (TWM): How did the opportunity to illustrate Thank You for Me! come about? Ann Koffsky (AK): Rick Recht, a well-known Jewish musician,  had a hit song, “Kobi’s Lullaby,” which he wanted to make into a children’s book. … Continue reading

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December 2011 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is proud to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Let’s start off with exciting news from the Jewish Book Council — it has recently launched a new website and now offers readers the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Jewish Book Carnival | May 2011

On the 15th of each month, a blogger hosts the Jewish Book Carnival. Today, The Whole Megillah is proud to host this month’s Carnival . For those of you who may be new to the Carnival, it is a blog … Continue reading

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Book Review | Noah’s Swim-a-Thon by Ann D. Koffsky

Noah’s Swim-a-Thon Written and illustrated by Ann D. Koffsky URJ Press, 2011 The good stuff The moral of the story–All Noah needs is a really good reason to get past his fear of the pool and the opportunity to contribute … Continue reading

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