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Tamar Bergman

Tamar Bergman (1939-2016) was born in Tel Aviv. As a child, she lived on a kibbutz, and later moved to Jerusalem with her family. After completing her BA in English and French at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, she was awarded a scholarship to the Sorbonne in Paris, where she studied modern French literature. She wrote numerous radio scripts for children, as well as books for young readers and one biographical novel. Along the Tracks was named a "Notable Children's Trade Book" by the US Children's Book Council and was included in the 1991 Bulletin Blue Ribbon list. Bergman won several awards, including the Ze’ev Prize twice (1989, 2000).
Tamar Bergman

Books Published in Hebrew

As a Polished Mirror (biographical novel), Am Oved, 1996 [Ke-Marʹa Letusha]
Danny Goes to the Dentist (children-picture bk), Israel Economist, 1974 [Danny Holech Le-Mirpaʹat-Ha-Shinayim]
The Journey to the Rose Garden (children), Massada, 1976 [Ha-Masa Le-Gan Ha-Shoshanim]
About Nothing in Nowhere (children), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1976 [Al Shumklum Ve-Al Shumakom]
Who Wants to Bet? (children), Health Ministry, 1977 [Mi Rotze Lehitarev?]
On Saturday Morning (children-picture bk), Keter, 1979 [Be-Shabat Ba-Boker]
Laughing Teeth (children-picture bk), Keter, 1980 [Shinayim Tzochakot]
The Magic Dress (children-picture bk), Keter, 1981 [Simlat Ha-Ksamim]
Everyone Was Once a Child (children-picture bk) , Sifriat Poalim, 1983 [Kol Echad Haya Paʹam Yeled]
The Boy from Over There (youth) , Am Oved, 1983 [Ha-Yeled Mi-"Shama"]
Looking for Osnat, Keter (children-picture bk), 1985 [Mechapsim Et Osnat]
Mom and Dadʹs Chick (children-picture bk), Keter, 1987 [Gozal Shel Aba Ve-Ima]
Along the Tracks (youth) , Schocken, 1987 [Le-Orech Ha-Mesila]
The Captain has Returned (youth), Am Oved, Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, 1990 [Rav Chovel Shav Elayich: Sipuro Shel Katriel Yaffe]
A Conch of Secrets (youth) , Sifriat Poalim, 1996 [Konchiyat Ha-Sodot]
Where Is? (children-picture bk), Sifriat Poalim, 1998 [Eifo]
Sunbirds at my Window (children) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1999 [Ina Afa Im Ha-Tziporim]
Mook (children-picture bk) , Sifriat Poalim, 2003 [Mook]

Books in Translation

Korean: Seoul, Joongang M&B, 2003
English: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1988; 1992
German: Frankfurt, Alibaba, 1991; pback: Reinbeck, Rowohlt, 1994
Japanese: Tokyo, Michitani, 1998
Italian: Milan, Bompiani, 2002
Serbian: Belgrade, Book & Marco, 2008
Chinese: Nanjing, Jiangsu Children's Pub., 2016
English: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1991
German: Frankfurt, Alibaba, 1992; pback: Frankfurt, S. Fischer, 1997
Japanese: Tokyo, Michitani, 1998
Japanese: Tokyo, Fuzambo, 2003; 2004  

Where Is? (children)
English: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2002