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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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What are we doing this weekend? READING! Art by Joyce Wan. Follow Joyce at @joycewanbooks Joyce writes: Hi everyone! Didn’t mean to dissapear on you. I got my voice back last week but have been struggling a bit to work on meeting some deadlines while my daughter is home (for at least another 4 weeks 😱)! I do have some exciting news for fans of the picture books PUG MEETS PIG and PUG AND PIG TRICK-OR-TREAT that I illustrated by Sue Gallion. There is a third book in the works featuring some new friends! Here is a sneak peak of them on a poster I created to celebrate the new book. Hope you are hanging in there. I am thinking about you all and I plan to post more videos very soon. Stay well! ❤️ . . . . . . . . #kidlit #kidlitart #wahmlife #wahm #illustratorsoninstagram #illustratorsofig #illustratorsofinstagram #authorsofinstagram #pugmeetspig #pugsofinstagram #pigsofinstagram #picturebook #picturebooks #picturebooksofinstagram #joycewan
Kit writes: How Friday night with a shelter-in-place is starting to feel. 🦉☕️ Art by Kit Chase. Follow Kit at @thekitgirl {art from “Lulu’s Party” published by Putnam & Sons} @penguinkids #fridaynight #kidsbooks #shelterinplace #waiting #lulusparty #kitchase #babyowl #teaparty #kidlit #kidlitart #isolation #socialdistancing #illustration #picturebooks #owlsofinstagram
Just a friendly reminder to reach out to someone you love! Art by Ellen Stubbings. Follow Ellen at @ellen_stubbings . Ellen writes:Hope everyone is keeping safe and well 💕 I made this more of a reminder to myself but I think it might be handy for other people too! I’m mostly dealing with isolation ok but I find I’ve been missing friends and family so giving someone a call can be a good mood boost! It’s also nice to check in on your pals. I get so wrapped up in work sometimes that I forget but I’m determined to do better 😤 . . #illustration #illustrator #illustrationartists #illustratorsoninstagram #illustrated #illustrationoftheday #illustrate #illustrations #illustrators #illustration_art #illustratorsofinstagram #illustrationart #illustration_daily #illustrationdaily #illustrationaday #illustrationartist #cuteart #instaartist #instaart #instaillustration #instaillustrator #art #artistsoninstagram #artistoninstagram #artist #procreate #digitalart #digitalartist #kidlitart #ellenstubbings
Is it cherry blossom time yet where you are? Art by Kari Percival from the Bookmark Literary calendar #april. Follow Kari at @karipercival #bookmarkliterary #karipercival #cherryblossomtime #spring #nochildleftinside #climbatree #vernalequinox #dressclothes #scbwi #scbwiillustrators #nescbwi #kidlitart #kidlitillustration #illustration_best #springhassprung #sundaybest #childrensbookillustration #childrensillustration #karipercival
To all our friends, near and far, sending you love and healthy wishes! Art by Susie Hammer. Follow Susie at @susie_hammer #keepcalm🏡 #kidlit #kidlitart #illustration #washyourhands #stayhome #susiehammer #hey
Sharing some happy book news for Diana Toledano and Cari Meister. Congrats!! @dianatoledano @meistercari Yay! Book announcement! • “Rocking Bed of Dreams” is a super sweet board book written by #carimeister & illustrated by #dianatoledano. Out soon with @simonkids! •••• #bookmaking #dianatoledano #kidlitart #childrensbookart #illustrationartists #wip #childrensillustrator #kidlitilustration #kidlitartist #womenillustrators #friendsofillustration #boardbook #bedtimestories

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