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Eric A. Kimmel has 2 upcoming events.

Nov
23
Eric Kimmel - Let's Celebrate Hannukkah!
Octavia Books, Sunday, November 23 at 2pm
Award-winning children's author Eric Kimmel, who has published over fifty books, joins us on Sunday, November 23, 2:00 P.M., for a special appearance to read and sign his books, Simon and the bear: A HANUKKAH TALE and Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins (first published twenty-five years ago. PJ Library, the Jewish Community Center, and the Jewish Day School are all co-sponsoring this event! PRAISE FOR Simon and the bear

"Old World storytelling in a sparkling, novel setting—a delight." ~Kirkus

PRAISE FOR HERSHEL and the HANNUKAH GOBLINS

"Hershel successfully uses his wits to oust the eight creatures haunting the old synagogue and who are preventing the villagers from celebrating Hanukkah. Kimmel provides a humorous, entertaining and just slightly scary story for all young readers." ~Children's Literature

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Eric A. Kimmel (www.ericaKimmel.com) was born in Brooklyn, New York and wanted to be an author ever since kindergarten, when he first learned of their existence. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Education and taught college courses in language arts, children's literature, and storytelling until he retired from teaching in 1993 to become a full-time writer. His first book came out in 1974. Since then he has published over fifty titles, many of which have won numerous state awards, appeared on school and library recommended lists, and won prestigious awards such as the Caldecott Honor Medal (Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins) and the Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award (The Chanukkah Guest and Gershon's Monster). Eric and his wife Doris live in Portland, Oregon.

Location: Street: 513 Octavia St City: New Orleans, Province: Louisiana Postal Code: 70115-2055 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)

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