Levana Moshon was born in Tel Aviv and currently lives in Givat Shmuel. She graduated from Bar-Ilan University with a degree in education and geography, and is a writer, journalist, teacher, and storyteller. She has published forty books for children and young adults, and four novels for adults: Excision (2019), The Silence of the Plants (nominated for the Sapir Prize in 2015), Sour Love (winner of the Tchernichovsky Award), and Blue Woolen Wire. Her work has appeared in anthologies in Hebrew and Spanish. Many of her children’s stories have been published in various children’s magazines and read on the Israeli radio program One More Story and That’s All, including “Hana‑a Half of Banana,” ‘Stories of Idioms,” “The Cuckoo’s Bakery,” “The Farmer and His Faithful Horse,” “Crown of Glass,” “A Tree of Coins,” “The Princess and the Onion’s Clothes,” and many more. She has won the ACUM Award twice.