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Gil-ly Alon Curiel

Gil-ly Alon Curiel was born in Haifa in 1960. She graduated from the Department of Visual Communication at the WIZO Haifa Academy of Design and Education, where she now teaches illustration. She is also a teacher at the Max Stern Yezreel Valley College. An illustrator and author, she has published two picture books, in addition to illustrating over 70 books for children and youth by other authors. Two of them, written by Yona Tepper, have been published in English and Korean.

Alon Curiel has been awarded the Sharett Scholarship for Young Artists, the Nahum Gutman Prize for Illustration (1992), a citation for her illustrations to Hayyim Nahman Bialik's poems, as well as first prize for her illustrations to Uri Zvi Greenberg's poems, and  the Israel Museum Ben-Yitzhak Award (silver medal) for Children's book illustration (2006).

Books Published in Hebrew

Behinde the Door (children-picture bk), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2012 [Me-Achorei Ha-Delet Yesh Shvil]
Shusha (children-picture bk) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2016 [Shusha]

Books in Translation

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Gundar-Goshen's Op-Ed for Time
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Semel on "Isra-Isle" for JBC
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