• Miri Leshem-Pelly is an Israel based author and illustrator who has worked for many publishers. Her laterst book is PENNY AND THE PLAIN PIECE OF PAPER (Philomel/Penguin Random House). Her book Scribble& Author (Kane Miller Books/EDC) was published in the US and translated to 5 languages. Her book Lon-Lon’s Big Night (Milk&Honey Press) was published in duel edition of English & Hebrew.
    13 other picture books by her have been published in Israel.  

    Miri’s works have won several awards in Israel and have been shown in many art and illustration exhibitions, including several solo exhibitions.

    Miri is the R.A. of the SCBWI Israel. She is represented by literary agent Anna Olswanger.


  • My wish is to inspire children to care about the animals with whom we share our planet. I love the curiousity and sense of wonder that children have, and through my books I try to encourage them to explore the world around them.

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