Jewish Children's Books: A Chat with Lili Rosenstreich

Summary

In this funny, engaging and candid interview Lili Rosenstreich talks about her career leading up to her current role as founder, publisher, and creative director at Kalaniot Books, an up-and-coming US-based publisher of books for Jewish children. We discuss her wishlist for manuscripts, and her thoughts on the publishing industry. Prior to founding Kalaniot Books, Lili was the design director of Children’s Books at Farrar, Straus and Giroux and has designed and art directed books for HarperCollins, Macmillan, Henry Holt, Charlesbridge, and Holiday House. She has had the honor of collaborating with such widely recognized talent such as Jon Agee, Siona Benjamin, Alice Blumenthal McGinty, Menahem Halberstadt, Rashin Kheiriyeh, Shoshana Nambi, Eric Rohmann, Peter Sis, David Small, Chana Stiefel, Liza Wiemer, and Ed Young.

Mel Rosenberg is a professor emeritus of microbiology (Tel Aviv University, emeritus) who fell in love with children's books as a small child and now writes his own. He is co-founder of Ourboox, a web platform with some 240,000 ebooks that allows anyone to create and share flipbooks comprising text, pictures and videos.

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Mel Rosenberg

Mel Rosenberg is a professor emeritus of microbiology (Tel Aviv University) who fell in love with children's books as a small child in Ottawa and now writes his own. He is co-founder of Ourboox, a web platform with over 260,000 ebooks that allows anyone to create and share flipbooks comprising text, pictures and videos.

He is represented by the Liza Royce Agency.
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