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Johanna Hurwitz

Johanna Hurwitz

Meet the Author: Johanna Hurwitz

Among the popular books by Johanna Hurwitz are the Riverside Kids series (14 books)about Nora, Teddy, Russell and Elisa. These youngsters live in a NYC apartment building. In contrast, another series by the same author are the Park Pals books about a guinea pig and a squirrel who live in Central Park in NYC.

Other titles by Johanna Hurwitz include The Adventurs of Ali Baba Bernstein, Baseball Fever, The Hot & Cold Summer, Class Clown and biographies about Anne Frank, Astrid Lindgren, Helen Keller and Leonard Bernstein.

When she speaks to youngsters, the author tells about the writing process, doing research (for fiction as well as non-fiction), she tells stories from some of her books and shows translations of her books into other languages and Braille.

A former school librarian, the author also mentions other books by other authors when she speaks. Her goal is to make every one want to read.

Contact: Johanna Hurwitz
Phone: 516-829-6205

This listing is classified under the following topics:
Fiction ·
Literature ·
Writing ·

Grade Levels: Preschool, K-3, 4-6


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