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Jane Kohuth

headshot TENTJANE KOHUTH grew up in Brooklyn, NY, filling notebooks with poetry, journal entries, and unfinished novels. She graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in English and Creative Writing and from Harvard Divinity School with a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies. Though not all of what she’s studied makes an appearance in her work (no Biblical Hebrew yet), she finds that poetry and picture books have a lot in common. She also loves combining her interests and writing books that feature Jewish characters and themes. She has worked as a Jewish educator, a children’s room library assistant, a writing teacher, and a children’s bookseller and organizer of author events. Jane now lives and works in her house in the historic district of Holliston, Massachusetts with her husband, son, and black cat. She loves knowing that her house was built in 1871, making it the new kid on the block. 

Visit Jane online at: www.janekohuth.com

Jane’s Bookshelf:

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WHO’S GOT THE ETROG?
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Elissambura (Kar-Ben, 2018)

ANNE FRANK’S CHESTNUT TREE
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles (Random House, 2013)
• an NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People

DUCK SOCK HOP
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Jane Porter (Dial, 2012)
a Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Book of the Year, 2013
a Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best of Children’s Books, 2013
a New York Public Library’s Top Ten Picture Book Read-Alouds of 2012
a School Library Journal/Fuse#8 Production Blog’s list of 100 Magnificent Children’s Books of 2012

DUCKS GO VROOM
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Vivian Garofoli (Random House, 2011)
a Parents Magazine 20 Best Books of 2011
an American Library Association Great Early Elementary Read

ESTIE MENSCH
by Jane Kohuth, illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger (Random House, 2011)

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Time to curl up with a good book. ART from ONE SNOWY DAY illustrated by Diana Toledano @dianatoledano with @get_repost ・・・ Diana writes: Sleepy Sunday. 💙 My fluffy cat and my last picture book ONE SNOWY DAY. You can’t get the cat (I’m keeping her), but you can find the book at your favorite bookstore. • #littlecatsoup #catsandbooks #picturebook #kidlit #kidlitart #dianatoledano #OneSnowyDay #albumilustrado #ilustracioninfantil #womenwhodraw #sourcebooksjabberwocky
Had to snap a photo before I sent these treasures off to Frankfurt.... #dreambig #kidlitart #kidlit #joycewan #youaremymagicalunicorn #foil #embossing #babybookworm #paddedboardbook #inspiration #boardbooks @joycewanbooks #frankfurtbookfair
We BELIEVE in you! Motivational Art by Ellen Stubbings @ellen_stubbings ・・・ Ellen writes: Another monday motivation post! Have a good week pals! #mondaymotivation #illustratorsofinstagram #illustratorsoninstagram #artstagram #kidlitart #childrenswritersguild #childrensbookillustration #illustration #illustrator #art #digitalart
So excited about this beautiful book from @pearlperon Pear Law & Christina Matula! 🌝 🌙 #Repost ・・・ Pearl writes— HAPPY MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL! Tonight will be the night when the moon shines the brightest and the fullest in the whole year! Spare a minute or two and soak up some good vibes with your loved ones. And play with cute lanterns! And eat some mooncakes! 🌝🏮 - Speaking of... many moons ago (pun intended), I illustrated a picture book about the festival, and it’s now properly published this year! It’s called The Shadow in the Moon! Check it out if you’re interested to find out more about the mythos. Many thanks to @christinamatula for picking me out from a pool of illustrators; to @bookmarkliterary for looking after me; and to @charlesbridgepublishing for making it all happen. #illustration #kidlit #kidlitart #midautumnfestival #shadowinthemoon
Who is ready for SCHOOL???!! Art by @risadraws Risa Horiuchi #backtoschool #kidlitart #risahoriuchi #illustration #september #womenillustrators
Such beautiful flowers from @kristinvarner 😘😘 thank you sooooo much! I am so grateful for YOU! ❤️🐴🐎

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