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Shula Modan

Shula Modan was born in 1944 in Tel Aviv. She studied Hebrew literature, French culture and social work at Tel Aviv University, and then trained as a psychotherapist. She works as a psychotherapist and is also an editor for Modan Publishing House. Shula Modan has published many books for children, cookbooks and a novel. Her cookbook, Bishula, and her children's book, Where, Oh Where Is Miss Pinky? are national bestsellers.

Shula Modan

Books Published in Hebrew

Teatime for Good Girls (novel) , Modan, 2016 [Mesiba Li-Yeladot Tovot]
A Good Bye: The Momentous Farewells Throughout Childhood and Maturity [with Ronnie Solan] (non-fiction), Modan, 2017 [Lehipared Be-Shalom: Tahalichei Prida Mechonenim Mi-Yaldut Ve-Le-Orech Ha-Chayim]
Lior Cried When Mom Left, Modan, 1987 [Lior Bacha Ke-She-Ima Halcha]
Lioʹrs Anger, Modan, 1990 [Ha-Brogez Shel Lior]
Lior and the Cavity (children-picture bk) , Modan, 1990 [Ha-Pahad, Lior Ve-Ha-Hor]
Taʹls Mommy and Daddy Separate, Modan, 1991 [Aba Ve-Ima Shel Tal Nifradim]
The Colorsʹ Party, Modan, 1991 [Mesibah Shel Tzvaʹim]
The Animalsʹ Party, Modan, 1991 [Mesibah Shel Hayot]
Liorʹs Witch, Modan, 1992 [Ha-Machshefah Shel Lior]
Liorʹs Magic Glasses, Modan, 1993 [Mishkafei Ha-Kesem Shel Lior]
Liorʹs Grandpa Died, Modan, 1994 [Saba Shel Lior Met]
Poddyʹs Spikes, Modan, 1995 [Ha-Kotzim Shel Poddy]
Mrs Fro and Mr. Rog, Modan, 1996 [Geveret Tzefar Ve-Mar Dea]
Such a Sweet Lior, Modan, 1998 [Motek Shel Lior]
Liorʹs Secret Friend, Modan, 2000 [Ha-Haver Ha-Sodi Shel Lior]
The Lior Series (8 books) (children-picture bk) , Modan, 1987-2000, see above
Where Is It? (children-picture bk), Modan, 2000 [Eifo Ze?]
Turtleʹs Journey (children-picture bk), Modan, 2001 [Masa Shel Zav]
Where, Oh Where Is Miss Pinky?: A Finger Game (children-picture bk) , Modan, 2011, 2012 [Eifo Gveret Zeret?: Mischak Etzba'ot]
What Is This? (children-picture bk), Modan. 2003 [Ma Ze?]
Wonderball (children-picture bk), Modan, 2005 [Kadurpele]
Once Upon a Time, Tamari Went for a Walk and Saw a Hill (children-picture bk), Modan, 2008 [Paʹam Tamari Halcha Letayel Ve-Raʹata Givʹa]
Yuli, Go to Sleep (children-picture bk), Modan, 2008 [Pipi, Sipur, Hibuk Ve-Lishon]
Where Does the Laugher Hide? (children-picture bk), Modan, 2012 [Eifo Mithabe Ha-Tzhok?]
Bishula, Modan, 1997 [Bishula: Mi-Machberet Ha-Matkonim Sheli]
Bishula's Fairytale Cookbook, Modan, 2003 [Bishula Me-Ha-Agadot: Mi-Machberet Ha-Matkonim Sheli]

Books in Translation

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu: New Delhi, Star, 1997
Portuguese: Sao Paulo, Trianon, 1998
Korean: Seoul, JoongAng M&B, 2002

Jonathan and the Hole
English: New Delhi, Star, 1997

Why Jonathan Doesn`t Cry
English: New York, Adama Books, 1988
Russian: Israel, Modan, 1999

Bishula's Fairytale Cookbook
Russian: Israel, Modan, 2005
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