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Michal Snunit

Michal Snunit was born at Kibbutz Ein Hahoresh, Israel. She studied theatre and literature at Tel Aviv University and has worked in agriculture, with kibbutz children and later as a journalist. From 1976 to 1980 she edited a weekly magazine. In addition to her collections of poetry, she has written books for young readers. Her book The Soul Bird is a national and international bestseller and was selected in 2006 as Book of the Year in Mexico by the President and the Ministry of Education. Snunit was awarded the Prime Minister's Prize (2005) and the Rena Lee Prize for Poetry (2014).

Books Published in Hebrew
Eyes in the Mirror, Machbarot Lesifrut, 1966 [Einayim Ba-Re'i]
Poems and Lovers, Sifriat Poalim, 1969 [Shirim Ve-Ohavim]
Lips to Make Honey, Sifriat Poalim, 1973 [Sfatayim La'asot Dvash]
Kibbutz Fantasy, Massada, 1980 [Fantazia Kibbutzit]
At the Body's Edge, Massada, 1984 [Bi-Ktzeh Ha-Guf]
Who's Afraid of Romantic Poems, Keter, 1988 [Mi Mefached Mi-Shirim Romantiyim] Touch, Keter/ Zipor, 1990 [Negi'ah] 
Comes and Goes, Zmora-Bitan, 1992 [Ba Ve-Holech]
Through Beauty, Through Pain, Yedioth Ahronoth, 1999 [Derech Ha-Yofi, Derech Ha-Ke'ev]
To Whisper Love, Bitan, 2003 [Lilchosh Ahava] 
Song of the Heart, Zmora-Bitan, 2007 [Shirat Ha-Lev]
My Beloved, Modan, 2009 [She Ahava Nafshi]
Speaking out of Love, Modan, 2013 [Ani Omeret Zot Me-Ahava]

Cradle of Milk and Honey, Modan, 2017 [Eres Chalav U-Dvash] 
CHILDREN (selected)
What Can I Do?, Massada, 1970 [Ma Yesh Li La'asot]
Poems for Whoever We Love, Sifriat Poalim, 1972 [Shirim Le-Mi She-Ohavim] 
The Soul Bird, Massada, 1985 [Tzipor Ha-Nefesh] 
Adam and the Flower, Keter, 1987 [Adam Ve-Ha-Perach]
Morning Star, Keter, 1987 [Ayelet Ha-Shachar] 
The Great Adventures of a Little Heart, Zmora-Bitan, 1988 [Derech Ha-Lev] 
Come Hug Me, Bitan/ Zipor, 1997 [Bo Chabek Oti] 
Hand in Hand With God (When a Wish Meets a Star) Zipor, 2000 [Yad Be-Yad Im Elohim] 
Kitty Goes to the City, Modan, 2006 [Shira Nosa'at Haira]
Jermiyaoo the Cat, Modan (children-picture bk), 2008 [Yirmiyau He-Chatul]
The Troublesome Turtle (children-picture bk), Modan, 2011 [Yechezkel Ha-Tzav]
Daniel and the Secrets of the Sea (children-picture bk), Modan, 2011 [Daniel Ve-Sodot Ha-Yam]
Gali and the Flying Monster (children-picture bk), Modan, 2013 [Gali Ve-Ha-Mifletzet Ha-Me'ofefet]
The Dreamweaver (children-picture bk), Modan, 2014 [Rokemet Ha-Chalomot]
Monsters Have Feelings Too (children-picture bk), Modan, 2016 [Gam Le-Miflatzot Yesh Regashot]

Books in Translation            
The Soul Bird  
Italian: Milan, Mursia, 1989 Milan, Rizzoli, 1998
Dutch: Haarlem, J.H. Gottmer, 1988
Estonian: Tallinn, Aviv, 1992
German: Hamburg, Carlsen, 1991 
Russian: Tel Aviv, Massada, 1991
Spanish: Mexico City, Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1993; Barcelona, Martinez Roca, 1998; RBA, 2003 
Slovak: Bratislava, National Museum of Slovakia, 1994
Swedish: Stockholm, Utbildningsradion, 1993
Finnish: Helsinki, Lasten Keskus. 1996  
Turkish: Istanbul, Mavibulut, 1997
Korean: Seoul, Bir, 1998 
Portuguese: Sao Paulo, Trianon, 1998; Lisbon, Vega, 2003
Arabic: Nazareth, Ministry of Education and Culture, 1994; Kafr Qara, Dar al-Huda, 2009
English: London, Robinson, 1998; New York, Hyperion, 1999; Constable & Robinson, 2004
Sorbian: Bautz (Germany), Ludowe Nakl Domowina, 2003
Danish: Copenhagen, Sesam, 2004
Slovenian: Ljubljana, Mladinska knjiga, 2006 
French: Paris, Seuil, 2008           

Come Hug Me
English: London, Constable & Robinson, 1999            
Spanish: Barcelona, RBA, 2001
Portuguese: Lisbon, Vega, 2002
Slovenian: Ljubljana, Mladinska knjiga, 2003
Turkish: Istanbul, Mavibulut, 2007

Arabic: Kafr Qara, Dar al-Huda, 2009

Hand in Hand with God
German: Hamburg, Carlsen, 2002

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