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Who Invented School, Anyway?

written by Shoham Smith and illustrated by Einat Tsarfati

In a few weeks, days, or even tomorrow, you will go for the first time to a place that will become an important part of your life for years – school. This book will tell you about who invented school, when and why. How did school look like in the past? Do all the schools around the world look the same?

Rights sold: Korean , Simplified & Complex Chinese

Hardback / 255 x 195 / 80 pages / Kinneret Zmora Dvir Publishing

The Memory Peddler

written by Orit Gidali & illustrated by Tami Bezaleli
One day the memories peddler and his son stopped next to an old man. The memories peddler peaked out of the window and asked: “Would you have by any chance some old memories to sell?” “Old memories?” answered the old man surprised. “What would you need someone else’s used memories for?” A poignant and powerful story about an old man who sells his memories of his long-gone Rosie and realises too late how precious they were.

Hardback / Kinneret Publishing



written by Noya Sagiv & illustrated by Shahar Kober
Good morning world. Today is the first day. Today is Omer’s first day in the world. A head peeks out from under the cover. Omer reaches out with all his might. A touching story about the creation of the world along with the story of new-born Omer.

Rights sold: Spanish & Russian

Hardback / 220 x 240 / 22 pages / Kinneret Publishing


written by Libby Daon and illustrated by Rachel Shalev

Mrs. Pink Dragoness has an astonishing magical ring. Whenever she is lonely, she gives it a spin and lands in the most amazing places around the world where she gets the chance to meet and help people. An entertaining story about an adventurous dragoness.

Hardback / 276 x 265 / 54 pages / Kinneret Publishing




written by Deakla Keydar & illustrated by Ilana Zafran

Life is not fair, thinks Aviv, when her beloved cat Georgie gets lost. But the search for Georgie leads Aviv to fresh discoveries, not only of new friends and wayward cats but also of her true self. An original coming of age story in which we meet a young heroine with an open heart and find out that children, cats and life can be full of surprises. Ilana Zafran’s illustrations add wit and warmth to this memorable story about mending young hearts. Deakla Keydar is the author of Mummy Don’t Go and The Sad Alligator and the Fly.

Hardback / 165 x 235 / 160 pages / Kinneret Publishing

Jo, Pepper & the Big Sleep

written bt Hilit Blum & illustrated by Kinneret Gildar
Mr Pepper had a very bad cold, his nose wouldn’t stop running. Suddenly he hears a knock on the bedroom door and an enormous but familiar head peeps through. Joanna the elephant had heard that Mr Pepper was unwell and brought him hot soup and biscuits. Happy to have some company, he asks Joanna to tell him a story – the story of King Gub-Gub who rules from his bed and never had to get up. A touching story about friendship, care and lots of imagination as the best cures for a bad cold. Hilit Blum is an editor and a poet. Kinneret Gildar graduated in 2010 from the Neri Bloomfield Academy of Design and Education and Jo, Pepper and the Big Sleep is the third picture book she has illustrated. Continue reading

Square Egg

written by Shlomit Cohen Assif & illustrated by Lihie Jacob

Once upon a time there was a bald King with an egg-shape head who loved eggs. For his birthday, instead of a chocolate cake he would ask for an omelette made of a hundred eggs. When one night the King dreams of a square egg, he wakes the castle up and sends his ministers around the country in search for a hen who might hold the secret to a square egg.  Continue reading

Big Noah, Little Boa

written by Ken Spillman & illustrated by Orit Bergman

The sky goes BANG – a big storm is brewing. ‘What if it doesn’t stop raining?’ Noah thinks. BANG goes the sky again. Little Boa is frightened, so Noah picks him up and pats him gently. He imagines what it would be like if there was a flood and the streets flowed like rivers. Noah would know what to do. He is Big Noah now, and he will take care of Little Boa and of his new baby brother too… Ken Spillman and Orit Bergman created an endearing character, that echoes the mythical image of Noah but overcomes a real fear of the flood outside and the flood of feelings within, Continue reading