On My To Read List...

Had a fun time speaking at the 19th Annual Jewish Children's Book Writers & Illustrators' Seminar yesterday. I'm eager to read the books...

A Giveaway— Win a Knish (book)!

Now this is a real hoot! Just learned about a delicious blog site with a tasty story about the Knish War. You have to visit this site to...

At the New York Historical Society

On Saturday I had the fun of reading The Knish War on Rivington Street for a family program that included parents, grandparents, and...

A Bookmark for Knishes!

Hot off the press! Bookmarks with recipes for making knishes. I made these for the family story time at the New York Historical...

Knishes Found at the Tenement Museum!

It's true! We stopped at the Tenement Museum Bookstore on Orchard Street yesterday and had a happy surprise! Smack dab center on the long...

Benny and Solly, my special Budsies!

Today, my two worlds collided in a delightful way. Weeks ago, wearing my toy reviewer hat for toyportfolio.com, I received a doll in the...

Miles & his BaBa Enjoy Knishes

Miles asked his Grandpa James (aka as "BaBa") to read his G-G's* The Knish War on Rivington Street. Miles must be my youngest fan and I...

What's a knish? Part II

I thought I had exhausted all the stories about the historic knish war until yesterday, when I turned up yet another publication, the...

What’s the Plural of Knish?

Back in the day, when the New York Times wrote about the Knish War down on Rivington Street (Jan. 1916) the writer (not identified by...

So, What Exactly is a Knish?

Every once in a while I run into someone who has yet to taste a knish...sad, but true. "What is a knish?" they ask. Are there really...

Say it isn't so...

Molly had not heard yet about The Knish War on Rivington Street

The Boy Mayor of New York

I searched everywhere for facts on how the knish war of 1916 ended, but I found no answer. But a picture book needs an ending...enter...

Booklist's Scrumptious Review

"Oy vey! Benny’s family has been selling scrumptious knishes—baked round dumplings filled with onions, cheese, and potatoes—since the...