Roni Schotter

Fiction Writer

120 Cochrane Avenue
Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706

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 & 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)
Prizes won: 

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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New York
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Pawtucket, RI
Rhode Island
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Last update: Sep 21, 2016