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Avirama Golan

Avirama Golan was born in Israel in 1950. She studied literature at Tel Aviv University and, later, French literature in Paris. She worked for several years as correspondent and then editor for the daily Davar, and in 1991 she moved to Haaretz, where she became senior correspondent on social and cultural affairs and a member of the editorial board. At present she is a columnist for Liberal Magazine and writes for Haaretz. Golan has hosted a weekly literary magazine on Channel 2 TV. In 2012 she became director of the Center for Urbanism and Mediterranean Culture in Bat Yam. Golan has published novels, non-fiction and children's books, and her novels were bestsellers in Israel. She has also translated many children's classics and written screenplays for children's TV. Golan is the recipient of the Prime Minister's Prize (2014).
Avirama Golan

Books Published in Hebrew

Froggy Go to Sleep [with Paul Kor] (children-picture bk), Dvir, 2002 [Tzfarde'on Lech Lishon]
The Boy Who Loved the Moon [with Paul Kor] (children-picture bk), Dvir, 1995 [Ha-Yeled She-Ahav Et Ha-Yare'ach]
The Woman and the Wind [with Rony Oren] (children-picture bk), Dvir, 1991 [Ha-Isha Ve-Ha-Ruach]
The King's Daughter Love [with Rony Oren] (children-picture bk), Dvir, 1991 [Ahavat Bat Ha-Melech]
Sadwarf (children-picture bk), Edanim, 1979; Yedioth Ahronoth, 2005 [Gamadatzuv]
Women on themselves (non-fiction), Am Oved, Na'amat Monthly, 1988 [Al Atsman: Sichot im Nashim]
Girl and Colors (children-picture bk), Dvir, 1990 [Yalda U-Tzva'im]
The Ravens (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 2004 [Ha-Orvim]
Gali’s Soap Bubbles (children-picture bk), Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2006 [Buot Ha-Sabon Shel Gali]
Vital Signs (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 2008 [Simanei Chayim]
The Cat that Dafna Wants (children-picture bk) , Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2008 [He-Chatul She-Dafna Rotza]
Letters to a Palestinian Friend (essay) , manuscript. See French edition
Little Naomi, Little Chick (children-picture bk), Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2012 [Naomi Ve-Efroach Lo]
A Strange Woman (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2013 [Isha Zara]
A Nut for a Squirrel (children-picture bk), Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2017 [Im Yavo Sna'i]

Books in Translation

German: Frankfurt, Suhrkamp, 2007
Italian: Florence, Giuntina, 2007

French: Paris, Galaade, 2011

Little Naomi, Little Chick
English: Michigan, Eerdmans Bks for Young Readers, 2013
Korean: Seol, Kids M., 2013​

Gali’s Soap Bubbles
Afrikaans: Pretoria, LAPA, 2012