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PJ Our Way: An Interview with Director Catriella Freedman

The Whole Megillah (TWM): What is PJ Our Way? What is its mission? Catriella Freedman (CF): PJ Our Way is the next chapter of our free Jewish children’s book program, PJ Library, for kids ages 9-11. It’s designed to meet … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | The Sundown Kid written by Barbara Bietz and illustrated by John Kanzler

Picture book coming in January 2017 – The Sundown Kid: A Southwestern Shabbat, written by Barbara Bietz, illustrated by John Kanzler, published by August House The Whole Megillah (TWM): How did you come up with the story? What inspired you? Barbara … 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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A Conversation with The PJ Library | Chris Barash, Chair, Book Selection Committee

The Whole Megillah (TWM): Parents and grandparents are the first to say how much they love PJ Library. How do you reach out to them? Chris Barash (CB): The first important step in creating a meaningful connection with families is … Continue reading

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Editors Roundtable | Margery Cuyler, Marshall Cavendish/Shofar Books

Here is another video from the Editors Roundtable filmed at the 2011 Highlights Foundation workshop, Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books on May 16. This video features publisher Margery Cuyler of Marshall Cavendish/Shofar Books with some comments from Natalie Blitt, former director … Continue reading

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Editor’s Notebook | Margery Cuyler, Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books

A new Jewish children’s book imprint from Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books: Shofar Books Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books publisher Margery Cuyler has been involved with children’s books since 1970. She is the author of 42 books, including her first book, Jewish … Continue reading

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Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books Partners with The PJ Library

Exciting news from Marshall Cavendish! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:                                                                            CONTACT: Katie Stinchon                                                                       Brian Buerkle 617-269-7171                                                                       914.332.8888 x 309 katie@teakmedia.com bbuerkle@marshallcavendish.com December 13, 2010 Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books Partners with The PJ Library® to launch a new Jewish children’s book … Continue reading

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