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Miri Leshem-Pelly

Miri Leshem-Pelly is a picture book author-illustrator with more than 15 picture books published. She lives in Israel. Miri is invited for more than 100 school visits per year and loves interacting with her young readers. Her latest publication is PENNY AND THE PLAIN PIECE OF PAPER (Philomel/Penguin Random House)


Israel Wildlife Adventure. Storytime and drawing workshop

Join an Israeli author/illustrator for story time: Lon-Lon’s Big Night about a desert fox cub, followed by nocturnal animal’s drawing lesson.

Miri Leshem-Pelly

45 Minute Program

Creative adventure with a plain piece of paper

We’ll get creative with papers: Crumple, fold, cut, tear, paint and glue. Our imagination will lead us on this fun journey all the way to a surprising artwork

Miri Leshem-Pelly

30 Minute Program

Story about a story

What happens when a story character walks out of the page? Let’s find out! An engaging discussion about imagination and reality, including creative writing and drawing activity.

Miri Leshem-Pelly

45 Minute Program

You can create and design characters!

I’ll guide you step-by-step on how to draw and design your own characters. It’s easy and fun, everyone can succeed!

Miri Leshem-Pelly

45 Minute Program

Cut and Glue! Storytime with Paper Collage Workshop

We’ll use several types of paper, cut and glue them to design our collage. Simple, fun art activity with impressive results! Includes reading of the picture book Penny and the Plain Piece of Paper. You'll need different types of paper, scissors, glue and a bit of imagination!

Miri Leshem-Pelly

45 Minute Program

Time to get creative! Storytime with drawing workshop

Storytime: Penny and the Plain Piece of Paper followed by easy step-by-step drawing lesson and presentation about the book’s creative process. Bring some papers and colors and join the fun!

Miri Leshem-Pelly

45 Minute Program

Miri Leshem-Pelly is a picture book author-illustrator with more than 15 books published. She lives in Israel and writes books in English and in Hebrew. Her latest publications include PENNY AND THE PLAIN PIECE OF PAPER (Philomel/Penguin Random House) and SCRIBBLE & AUTHOR (Kane Miller/EDC Publishing) that was translated to 5 languages. Miri does more than 100 school visits per year.

She is a regional advisor of SCBWI in Israel and she’s represented by literary agent Anna Olswanger.

Check out Miri online:

Penny and the Plain Piece of Paper

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