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    About our Author
    Tami Lehman-Wilzig
    Born in the United States, Tami Lehman-Wilzig now lives in Israel. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and an M.A. in Communications from Boston University. She is one of Israel's leading English language copywriters. Her children's books include Tasty Bible Stories, Keeping the Promise, Passover Around the World, Hanukkah Around the World and Zvuvi’s Israel. She lives in Kfar Saba, Israel.
    Awards
    Green Book Festival Awards
    Sydney Taylor Book Award
    5 questions for Tami Lehman-Wilzig
    1.
    What was your favorite book when you were a child?
    Several: All time favorite: Madeline. As a beginner reader, I loved The Cat in the Hat and I gobbled up the entire Nancy Drew series.
    2.
    What’s your favorite line from a book?
    The first page from The Cat in the Hat: “The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house, All that cold, cold, wet day.”
    3.
    Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
    Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak, Carolyn Keene.
    4.
    Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
    I had the writing bug ever since I was in third grade and a big fan of the Nancy Drew series. The summer between 3rd and 4th grades I wrote my first “book”: The Secret of the Green Eyes.
    5.
    Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
    I had the writing bug ever since I was in third grade and a big fan of the Nancy Drew series. The summer between 3rd and 4th grades I wrote my first “book”: The Secret of the Green Eyes.