Home  \  Authors  \  Authors  \ 

Roni Givati

Roni Givati (1940-2014) was born in Binyamina, Israel, and spent her childhood on Kibbutz Kfar Bloom. Since 1960, she was a member of Kibbutz Ein Gedi, where she worked as a regular and special education teacher. She hworked also as a children's book editor at Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House. Givati began writing in 1972, and published novels as well as books for children. She received the Newman Prize for Debut Book (1974), an Andersen Honor Citation (1979), the Ze'ev Prize twice (1991; 1997) and the Prime Minister's Prize twice (1998; 2010).
Roni Givati

Books Published in Hebrew

Hidden Flowers (novel), M. Neumann, 1975 [Prachim Kmusim]
Between Silences (biographical novel), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1987 [Bein Shtikot]
Impression of Calmness (novel), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1990 [Roshem Shel Shalva]
As a Ripe Fruit (novel), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1997 [Kmo Pri]
Running with the Sunflowers (novel), Gvanim, 2001 [Shtei Ne'arot Yechefot]
Reflections (novel), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2006 [Lehabit Bi-Re'i Ha-Mayim]
Children of the Hidden Brook (youth), M. Mizrahi, 1974 [Yaldei Ha-Brecha Ha-Nisteret]
The Secret of the Magic Thicket (youth) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1980 [Sod Ha-Svach Ha-Kasum]
The White Wolf (children), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1981 [Ha-Zeʹev Ha-Lavan]
Or in the Giantsʹ Land (children), Sifriat Hapoalim, 1984 [Or Be-Eretz Ha-Anakim]
Swans from Another Lake (youth) , Sifriat Poalim, 1989 [Barburim Me-Agam Acher]
Winter Wishes (youth) , Sifriat Poalim, 1993 [Mish'alot Choref]
My Perfume Garden (youth) , Am Oved, 1997 [Yaldat Ha-Afarsemon]
The Wooden Bird (youth) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1997 [Tzipor Ha-Etz]
The Lovely Gazelles (youth), Sifriat Poalim, 2001 [Ayalot Ba-Sheleg]
Like the Wind in the Desert (youth), Sifriat Poalim, 2002 [Kmo Ruach Midbar]
The Butterfly Girl and the Clown (youth) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Sifriat Poalim, 2008 [Na'arat Ha-Parparim Ve-Ha-Leitzan]
I Heard a Lonely Flute (youth) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Sifriat Poalim, 2010 [Chalil Boded Ba-Choshech]

Books in Translation

German: Frankfurt, Alibaba, 1992; pback: Munich, Bertelsmann/Omnibus, 2000
German: Stuttgart, Thienemann/Gabriel, 2001

Read more