Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh is a writer, editor, and author. Her children’s books include the PJ Library selections CAN YOU HEAR A COO-COO?, A HOOPOE SAYS OOP!, LISTEN! ISRAEL’S ALL AROUND, and HARD HAT CAT. Jamie is also the author of KOL HAKAVOD! (WAY TO GO!), plus two upcoming middle grade books for National Geographic Kids and two upcoming picture books for Kar-Ben Publishing. Jamie started her literary career as Managing Editor of Women’s News, and spent nearly a decade on staff at Woman’s World magazine. As a lyricist, Jamie writes for ad campaigns and films. She is a member of SCBWI, a graduate of Wellesley College, and she is conversational in French, Hebrew, and Felis catus (meow).
Awards / Honors
- PJ Library Author Incentive Award for CONSTRUCTION KITTEN (2018)
- Selected for PJ Library’s Israel Author Adventure, 2018
- PJ Library Author Incentive Award for LISTEN! ISRAEL’S ALL AROUND (2017)
- PJ Library Selection: LISTEN! ISRAEL’S ALL AROUND (2017)
- Clarion Award for Excellence in Journalism (1999)
- Mary Lyons ’35 Prize for Writing (Wellesley College, 1998)