Sherri Mandell

photograph by Debbi Cooper

Sherri Mandell is the author of several books including the National Jewish Book Award winner The Blessing of a Broken Heart. She is also the author of Writers of the Holocaust (Facts on File) and has been a contributor to USA Today, The Times of Israel, Hadassah Magazine, and the Jerusalem Post. She lives in Israel.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Daddy Longlegs

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I love to write. 

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Keep at it!