Allison Ofanansky author photo
sweet meeting from Groundwood website


Allison Ofanansky


Allison Ofanansky is the author of twelve picture books for children, including two Sydney Taylor Notable Books and the winner of the 2014 National Jewish Book Award.

She grew up in the United States and in 1996 moved to Israel, where she lives in a rural community in the Galilee with her husband and daughter.

She works as an editor and Hebrew-to-English translator of academic texts, and volunteers with various organizations that address environmental, educational, social justice, and women’s issues.