Monthly Archives: October 2011

What’s in a Name?

  Beyond Internet Research As the illustrator and author of multicultural picture books, I find myself researching and learning about the most unexpected things.  From a Tuareg teapot in the Sahara to a griddle for making tortillas in Guatemala, cultural … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Harvest

Chag Sukkot Sameach!  Tonight begins the Jewish festival of the harvest, Sukkot.  All over the world, Jewish people are building special booths outside their synagogues and homes, decorated with fruits of the harvest.  We symbolically invite our ancestors and deceased … Continue reading

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