Books by Ann D. Koffsky

AVI THE AMBULANCE AND THE SNOWY DAY by Claudia Carlson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A charming introduction to a little-known organization. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Avi is the youngest ambulance in a Jerusalem garage filled with his family of emergency vehicles and human first responders of the Magen David Adom, Israel's equivalent of the Red Cross. Read full book review >
JUDAH MACCABEE GOES TO THE DOCTOR by Ann D. Koffsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A special shield provides courage on the battlefield and in the doctor's office. (author's note) (Picture book/religion. 3-6)"
Hanukkah heroism helps a little boy face his fears about getting an inoculation. Read full book review >
KAYLA AND KUGEL'S ALMOST-PERFECT PASSOVER by Ann D. Koffsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2016

"A good basic introduction for the youngest attendees. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Kayla welcomes young readers into her home for a typical Passover Seder while contending with the antics of her frisky puppy, Kugel. Read full book review >
KAYLA AND KUGEL by Ann D. Koffsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 3, 2015

"This upbeat explication should prove both entertaining and instructive. (Picture book/religion. 2-4)"
Kayla sets the table for Shabbat while she manages to avert numerous mishaps caused by her overeager assistant, the mischievous puppy Kugel. Read full book review >
SHABBAT SHALOM, HEY! by Ann D. Koffsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Charming and joyous but not for the uninitiated. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Preparing for the Friday night Shabbat ceremony and meal is a joyous expression of faith and tradition. Read full book review >
FROGS IN THE BED by Ann D. Koffsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"While meant to engage children before, during and after the ceremony, this pedestrian and amateurish workbook is unlikely to keep children absorbed for long. (Picture book/religion. 4-7)"
Traditional Passover Seders are often lengthy and uninteresting for young children; this picture activity workbook offers a variety of art projects, games and even a comic strip to help counteract this effect. Read full book review >