Eric Kimmel


Eric Kimmel is the author of more than 50 children's books. His works include Caldecott Honor Book Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins (illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman), Sydney Taylor Book Award winners The Chanukkah Guest and Gershon's Monster, and Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Tale. He has won the National Jewish Book Award four times: in 2004, 2008, 2011, and 2013. 

Festival Years: 2006