Here Is the World (Hardcover)

A Year of Jewish Holidays

By Lesléa Newman, Susan Gal (Illustrator)

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419711855

Publication Date: September 2, 2014

List Price: 18.95*
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About the Author

Lesléa Newman is the author of 70 books for adults and children. Her literary awards include a National Endowment for the Arts poetry fellowship, the Association of Jewish Libraries Sydney Taylor Award, and the Massachusetts Book Award. She lives in Holyoke, Massachusetts.


Susan Gal earned her BFA at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, then began her illustration career as a poster and calendar artist. Later, she became an “actor with a pencil” for Disney Animation. She illustrated the acclaimed book Here is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays. She lives in Berkeley, California. www.galgirlstudio.com.


Praise For Here Is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays

"A distinctive and welcome addition."

— Teri Markson, Los Angeles Public Library

"These warm illustrations and cheery verses will likely build anticipation all year long."

— Sarah Hunter