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Giora Carmi (1944-) Biography

Personal, Awards, Honors, SidelightsAddresses, Career, Member, Writings

Agent—c/o Star Bright Books, Star Building, 42-26 28th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101.

Freelance designer and illustrator, Israel, 1972-85; freelance illustrator, New York, NY, 1985—. Israel Institute of Technology, teacher of illustration, 1983-84, and typography, 1984. Military service: Served in Israeli Army, 1962-65.

Israeli Association of Graphic Designers (Central Committee, 1983-85).


And Shira Imagined, Jewish Publication Society (Philadelphia, PA), 1988.

'Night, Farm, Contemporary Books (Chicago, IL), 1989.

A Circle of Friends, Star Bright Books (New York, NY), 2003.


Binyamin Galai, Betihut ba-derakhim, Devir (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1973.

Rina Havron, Masa 'ha-arayot, 'Am 'oved (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1973.

Yitshak Bun, Le-yad ha-Kotel, Hotsa'at Don (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1975.

Eli'ezer 'Semoli and Menahem Regev, ha-Ro'eh hane'eman: mivhar sipurim, 'Am 'oved (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1976.

Pinyeh Amitai, Mah 'o'sim ha-hardonim: sipurim 'al ba'ale-hayim ketanim, Masadah-Pres (Ramat Gan, Israel), 1980.

'A'si Vainshteyin and Tsipi Gros, Yom ve-yomuledet, Masadah-Pres (Ramat Gan, Israel), 1980.

Amirah Barzilai, Pili ve-Hili, Keter (Jerusalem, Israel), 1981.

Dan Almagor, ha-Yom "Yom ha-em," Keter (Jerusalem, Israel), 1981.

Nirah Har'el, ha-'Izah 'Alizah mistakelet ba-albom, Keter (Jerusalem, Israel), 1983.

Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, Happy Thanksgiving!, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard (New York, NY), 1987.

David Adler, Rabbit Trouble and the Green Magician, Field Publications (Middletown, CT), 1987.

Eric A. Kimmel, The Chanukkah Tree, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1988.

Ian Serraillier, The Mouse in the Wainscot, Contemporary Books (Chicago, IL), 1988.

Marion Edey and Dorothy Grider, The Jolly Woodchuck, Contemporary Books (Chicago, IL), 1989.

Steve Charney, Daddy's Whiskers, Crown Publishers (New York, NY), 1989.

Eric A. Kimmel, The Chanukkah Guest, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1990.

Harvey J. Fields, A Torah Commentary for Our Times (three volumes), UAHC Press (New York, NY), 1990-93.

Eric A. Kimmel, The Greatest of All: A Japanese Folktale, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1991.

Raymond A. Zwerin and Audrey Friedman Marcus, Like a Maccabee, UAHC Press (New York, NY), 1991.

Steven M. Rosman, Deena the Damselfly, UAHC Press (New York, NY), 1992.

Eric A. Kimmel, The Old Woman and Her Pig, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1992.

Howard I. Bogot, My First 100 Hebrew Words, UAHC Press (New York, NY), 1993.

Jerry Spurling, The Little Menorah Who Forgot Chanukah, UAHC Press (New York, NY), 1993.

Malka Penn, The Miracle of the Potato Latkes: A Hanukkah Story, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1994.

Sydell Waxman, reteller, The Rooster Prince, Pitspopany Press (New York, NY), 2000.

Howard Schwartz, reteller, A Journey to Paradise: And Other Jewish Tales, Pitspopany Press (New York, NY), 2000.

Also the illustrator of other books published in Israel, including Fishkah kelev 'yamai': sipur amiti mi-pi eshet yored-yam, by Rivka Frenkel, Sifriyat 'Ofer (Tel Aviv, Israel), c. 1970s; ha-Dahlil shel Doktor Giv'oli and Kokhav-ha-lekhet shel Ya'iri, both by Re'uven Miran, both ha-Kibuts ha-me'uhad (Tel Aviv, Israel), both 1979 or 1980; and ha-Shekhunah sheli, by Yosi Ohanah, Lital (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1982 or 1983. Contributor of illustrations to The Calico Book of Mother Goose, Contemporary Books (Chicago, IL), 1988. Illustrator of What Do the Lizards Do? and A Day and a Birthday.

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