• Miri Leshem-Pelly’s publications include 15 picture books as author-illustrator, plus 16 picture books as an illustrator. Her latest book, Penny and the Plain Piece of Paper (Philomel/Penguin Random House) was translated to Korean, and her book Scribble & Author (Kane Miller/EDC Publishing) was translated to 5 languages. Miri does more than 100 school visits per year. She is an SCBWI RAE (Regional Advisor Emerita) after serving more than ten years as a regional advisor of SCBWI in Israel.

    Miri 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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