Photo by: Michael Lionstar
Jane Breskin Zalben is the author and illustrator of Holt's Jewish holiday picture-book series: "Beni's First Chanukah"; "Happy Passover, Rosie"; "Leo & Blossom's Sukkah"; "Goldie's Purim"; "Happy New Year, Beni"; and "Papa's Latkes,"
Ms. Zalben lives in Sands Point, New York, with her husband and two sons.
Joan Nathan, prominent Jewish culinary writer, has shared her expertise as the cookbook's consultant. Ms. Nathan is frequently featured on National Public Radio, and has contributed articles on Jewish cuisine to the "New York Times,"