Celebrate Jewish Book Month with #30days30authors! In honor of the 90th anniversary of Fanny Goldstein’s tribute to Jewish books in the West End’s branch of the Boston Public Library, Jewish Book Council invited 30 leading authors, one for each day of the month, to answer a few questions. Ann D. Koffsky is an editor at Behrman House Publishers. She is also an author and illustrator of more than 30 of her own books, including Kayla and Kugel, Kayla and Kugel’s Almost Perfect Passover, Frogs in the Bed, and Noah’s Swim-A-Thon. Ann also creates a monthly Jewish coloring page for kids, which is available for free on her blog.If you would like to see about of Ann’s artwork or books, or to sign up to receive coloring pages, you can visit her website at www.annkoffsky.com. Ann lives in West Hempstead, NY with her husband and three children.
Ann Koffsky is the author/illustrator of more than 30 Jewish books for children, including the Kayla and Kugel series, Judah Maccabee Goes to the Doctor, and Creation Colors. She is also an editor at Behrman House Publishers. Ann’s work has also been featured in The Washington Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jewish Action Magazine, Mishpacha Magazine, Hadassah Magazine, and on hundreds of greeting cards, for companies like Hallmark Cards and Costco. Previous to her position at Behrman House, Ann was an adjunct professor of art at Stern College for Women. Ann lives in West Hempstead, NY with her husband and three children.