Devorah Omer

Devorah Omer

Devorah Omer was born on Kibbutz Maoz Haim in 1932. She completed her studies in 1952 and became a teacher. In addition to writing and adapting more than 100 books for children and youth, she has written plays, radio scripts, a novel for adults, and personal columns in several children's magazines. One of the most prolific and popular children's writers in Israel, Devorah has received many awards, including the Yatziv Prize (1959), the Lamdan Prize (1967, 1981), the Ministry of Education Prize (1973), the Prime Minister's Prize (1979), an Andersen International Honor Citation (1986), the Ze'ev Prize (1981, 1991), the Janusz Korczak Medal (1987), the Hadassah Prize (2002), the Ministry of Education Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2005), and the Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2006).

Books by Author

Talking Treasure: Stories to Help Build Emotional Intelligence and Resilience in Young Children
Stories to Help Build Emotional Intelligence and Resilience in Young Children

Stories help us make sense of the world, give us hope when we feel down, give us wonder and excitement when our lives seem ordinary, and help us fi