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June 5, 2018

                                                                    Looking forward to a reading

and a d...

May 31, 2018

Just back from Book Expo book signing! Maybe the knish is going to be the new hot food!

What fun! Sorry we didn't get a photo of the line of librarians and book sellers who came by

for a copy of The Knish War on Rivington Street. So many people now have the story and th...

May 27, 2018

Last year, just before The Knish War on Rivington Street went to press, I re-learned the lesson

about being careful of what you wish for. Months earlier I suggested that the book have a recipe in the back, so families could make their own knishes—especially for families...

March 19, 2018

At their 4th annual award ceremony, hosted by Brian Stokes Mitchell,  we were delighted to win the GANYC Apple Award for Outstanding Achievement in Fiction Book Writing (published October 1, 2016- September 30, 2017). The Knish War on Rivington Street was one of f...

March 17, 2018

Beth Schenker, the host of thebigschmear.com does a podcast all about Jewish food posting two new episodes on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. I was delighted to be the first children's author on The Big Schmear and talked about the process of creating a picture b...

January 8, 2018

Yes! January 28th is the anniversary of the Knish War of 1916! That's the date the story was reported in the New York Times...and that's also the date we'll be celebrating at the amazing 

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