• Miri Leshem-Pelly is an Israel based author and illustrator who has worked for many publishers. Her book “Scribble& Author” was published in the U.S.A. by Kane Miller Books. Her book “Lon-Lon’s Big Night” was published in English in the U.S.A.
    13 other picture books by her have been published in Israel.
    Miri specializes in nature and animals illustrations.

    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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