Tag Archives: Hanukkah

Hanukkah Bear

I’ve been walking on air for the past week. Hanukkah Bear is this year’s winner of the National Jewish Book Award in the illustrated children’s book category. I really can’t claim the credit. I never thought the book was even in the running since it’s a new edition of an older title that has always […]

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Simon and the Bear

I was feeling stuck for awhile, but now the creative juices are flowing again. Nothing like a good idea to make an author feel better! My mood always improves when I have something to work on. I’ve received a lot of feedback from friends who follow this blog telling me how they enjoyed following the […]

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Seeds of Conflict and Peace

Something special just happened that I need to share. I have a story coming out in Cricket this December. It’s a Hanukkah tale, but completely different from all the others I’ve done. This one is called “Jason and Jonathan.” It’s about two friends, Jason and Jonathan, who live on opposite sides of the ethnic dividing […]

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Happy Hanukkah To Me!

This just came in. My friend, Dr. Mike Klaybor of Houston, sent me an email this morning to let me know that USA Today featured Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins in its Books section as part of a list of eight recommended books for the holiday. What good news! I’ll admit it took a few […]

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