Leslie Kimmelman is the author of more than two dozen popular and award-winning picture books for children, many with Jewish themes, including Everybody Says Shalom, The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah, and the Sam and Charlie series. She works part-time as a children’s book editor at Sesame Workshop and lives with her family near New York City.
Leslie Kimmelman grew up outside Philadelphia and graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont. She is the author of many children’s books, awards for which include Best Children’s Books of the Year from the Bank Street College of Education; Notable Children’s Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies; and Sydney Taylor Notable Books. Kimmelman is an editor at Sesame Workshop and lives with her family just north of New York City.