Planet Picture Book

Archive - November 2019

Room for Rent

This Hebrew classic has been on my TBR since 2017 when I read this article in The Times of Israel about the book’s ‘discovery’ and subsequent translation into English.* It’s a wonderful backstory and I encourage you to...

A Concert in the Sand

A Concert in the Sand is based on the true story of the first performance in Tel Aviv in 1936 of the Palestine Symphony Orchestra, now known as the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. A simple historical note at the back of...

Israel

Destination: Israel. I’ve been jotting down ideas of picture book titles by Israeli book creators over the last couple of years. I wouldn’t say my list is extensive, but it’s rich in interest and variety. I plan to...