This collection of poems introduces children to characters and objects in their world: toys and dolls, animals, near and far landscapes, etc.
Anda Amir’s poems have been a source of joy for generations of Israeli children, and have become true literary assets. Some of them have also been put to music. We hope you and your child enjoy hours of shared reading, reciting, and singing.
Anda Amir (1902–1981)
Israeli children’s poet and author, Anda Amir, was born in Poland, and immigrated to Israel in 1920. She wrote many children’s poems that accompany Israeli children to this day, among them The Hedgehog
Wanted to Dance, The Sparrow, and Golden Ship. For her numerous stories and translations Amir was awarded the Bialik Award in 1936, and the Israel Prize in 1978.