Tag Archives: Eric Kimmel

Kar-Ben Kar-Ben Testing Jewish Chapter Book Waters

The Whole Megillah (TWM): When and why did Kar-Ben move into MG and YA publishing? What’s the relationship with parent Lerner and how does that contribute? Joni Sussman (JS): Kar-Ben has published occasional MG/YA manuscripts but we haven’t made — nor … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Read Up | Association of Jewish Libraries List of Children’s Hanukkah Books

Hanukkah Read Up! The Association of Jewish Libraries has created “Hanukkah Read Up!,” a list of Hanukkah books for children recommended by the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee. The colorful two-page flyer is  available on the AJL website. All the … Continue reading

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Book Review | The Golem’s Latkes

The Golem’s Latkes Adapted by Eric A. Kimmel and illustrated by Aaron Jasinski Marshall Cavendish Children’s, 2011 (October) The good stuff A new take, a new classic — A new take on the classic tale of the Prague Golem. This … Continue reading

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Report from Prague – Day One

Ahoj, Whole Megillah readers! As some of you know, I was named a finalist for a fiction fellowship at Western Michigan University’s Prague Summer Program. So, here I am in Prague, where I’ll be taking courses in fiction and Jewish … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Eric Kimmel

The Whole Megillah (TWM): What makes a great storyteller? Eric Kimmel (EK): You have to love being a storyteller. You have to love telling a story and making it come alive with your words. I always feel that I’m a … 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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