written by Shoham Smith & illustrated by Einat Tsarfati
A wealthy man decides to throw a big party and sends his servant to deliver an invitation to a close friend. But the servant invites by mistake the wealthy man’s worst enemy. Will they seize the moment to make peace or will an even greater dispute break out? This modern retelling of one of the most famous Jewish legends will appeal to every child who quarrels and makes peace with his friends. RIGHTS SOLD: Italian ; WHITE RAVENS 2017
written by Maya Dubinsky & Yael Molchadsky & illustrated by Liora Grossman
A special book that brings to parents and children the unique flavours, colours and ideas of the Jewish festivities. Each holiday has an original story that celebrates its meanings and values and a traditional recipe written and illustrated especially for kids. A family book that invites parents and children to share the happiest days of the year through wise tales and hearty dishes prepared together in the family kitchen.
Hardback / 48 pages / 21 cm x 30 cm / Kinneret Publishing
written by Orna Pilz & illustrated by Moran Yogev
Miriam, Tell Me is a historical novel for beginner readers based on the Biblical character Miriam who saved her brother Moses thanks to her courage and resourcefulness. Through her clever eyes and fresh voice, young readers get an insight into the ways of life and the dramatic upheavals of the time.
Orna Pilz’s simple and sharp writing builds a bridge over thousands of years for young readers of today together with Moran Yogev’s stunning illustrations.
Hardback / 165 x 235 / 88 pages / Kinneret Publishing
written & illustrated by Alona Frankel
Joshua asks his parents and pets to help him count up to ten. Until he finds a secret counting tool, right at hand. Alona Frankel’s work is translated internationally and has been exhibited around the world. She has won awards including an IBBY Honor (1982) and the Prime Minister’s Prize (2014).
Board Book / 200 x 200 / 24 pages / Kinneret Publishing
written by Galit Raved & illustrated by Maya Shleifer
In a lovely orchard stood three houses where lived three friends, but something had come between them. Step by step the magic threads of nature pull them towards the pond at the heart of the orchard and towards a little hungry fox. Around the pond, they join hands and come together. A poetic tale about the charms of nature and the intricacy of friendship.
Hardback / 215 x 260 / 36 pages / Kinneret Publishing
written by Ruth Dafna & illustrated by Ariel Basil
A ladybird is resting in a sandbox with the sunshine keeping her warm.
When the rain starts pouring down, the ladybird goes in search of shelter but all the dry spots are taken.
A kind little boy takes her in his safe and warm hands.
Hardback / 240 x 240 / 32 pages / Kinneret Publishing
written by Tal Chen & illustrated by Aviel Basil
“Noemie, what would you like to draw?” asks Daddy. Noemie knows what she wants but she is just learning to talk. Daddy draws a frog and a panda. But each time Noemie says: “NO, NO, NO.” Will daddy guess what she means?
Hardback / 220 x 220 / 36 pages / Kinneret Publishing
written by Rafael Saporta & illustrated by Nachum Gutman
Mom gave me a spoon; And a bib to wear on top; I ate it all quite neatly; And I didn’t spill a drop.
Rafael Saporta’s (1913-1982) children’s songs and poems have become classics over the years With classic illustrations by Nahum Gutman (1898-1980), one of Israel’s greatest artists, and a new fresh design, LET’S BE FRIENDS is the perfect companion book for toddlers’ first experiences.
Board Book / 200 x 200 / 24 pp / Kinneret Publishing
written by Orit Gidali & illustrated by Aya Gordon-Noy
It all started the day the girls played “pass the parcel” and the parcel stopped on Nora’s knees. She was so excited that her hands started to wave in the air and she said out loud “Sha-la-ling!” She waited for the girls, especially Hili who had organised the party, to feel happy for her. But Hili said: “Sha-la-ling? Are you a baby?” Offended Nora went home to look for the special eraser that could make words that had already been said disappear. RIGHTS SOLD: Spanish & Catalan
written by Miriam Yalan-Shtekelis & illustrated by Batia Kolton
Boots the cat, Toots the dog, and Zoots the cat, along with Danny, set out in the middle of the night on a journey to the great toy doctor in order to fix the broken doll Isabella. But to get to the doctor they must travel to a very distant land on the island of Maybe, in the heart of the great ocean. And only the elderly whale knows the way there. Where will their long journey lead them, and what will become of Isabella? The Journey to the Island of Maybe is one of the richest and most celebrated stories by Miriam Yalan-Shtekelis, who was the first author to win the Israel prize for children’s literature in 1956. Rights sold: Simplified Chinese Continue reading