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Roni Schotter

Author's Bio

I am an award-winning author of 29 books for children, including picture books & novels. My varied books are often about the power of imagination and feeling. Some of them implicitly encourage children to recognize and appreciate the stories around them and to write their own. I love using what I call delicious words--words that entice children into repeating & using them. I write from deep feeling and hope to convey that to children. Many adults say they enjoy my books. I have spoken to groups of both children & adults and have taught courses in Writing Children's Literature.

Publications and Prizes

Go, Little Green Truck! (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016), Mama, I'll Give You the World (Random House, 2013), All About Grandmas (Dial Press, 2012), The House of Joyful Living (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008), The Boy Who Loved Words (Random House, 2006), Purim Play (Little, Brown & Co., 1998), Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street (Orchard Books, 1997), Dreamland (Orchard Books, 1996), Passover Magic (Little, Brown & Co., 1995), A Fruit & Vegetable Man (Little, Brown & Co., 1993), When Crocodiles Clean Up (Macmillan, 1993)
Parents' Choice Award, National Jewish Book Award, Hungry Mind Review Award, Emmy Award for televised version of my book, A MATTER OF TIME, Hungry MInd Review Award, Washington Irving Children's Choice Award, Oppenheim Platinum Best Book Award.

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Listing last updated: September 21, 2016

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New York, NY
Raised in:
Pawtucket, RI

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