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. Jamie’s current feature-writing “home” is National Geographic KIDS and National Geographic Family. Thanks to Nat Geo, Jamie is aware of tardigrades, and suspicious of their planetary origin. 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
- Selected for PJ Library’s Israel Author Adventure, 2018
- PJ Library Author Incentive Award for LISTEN! ISRAEL’S ALL AROUND
- PJ Library Author Incentive Award for HARD HAT CAT!
- PJ Library Selection: CAN YOU HEAR A COO, COO?
- PJ Library Selection: LISTEN! ISRAEL’S ALL AROUND
- PJ Library Selection: A HOOPOE SAYS, “OOP!”
- PJ Library Selection: KOL HAKAVOD (WAY TO GO!)
- PJ Library Selection: HARD HAT CAT!