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Richard Simon

Richard Simon and Tanya Simon are a husband-and-wife writing team. Richard is chair of the language department at an independent school and is co-author of a successful off-Broadway play. Tanya is co-author of the children's novel Zora and Me, winner of a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent. They live in Westchester, New York. Oskar and the Eight Blessings is their first picture book.

Richard Simon

Oskar and the Eight Blessings

Oskar and the Eight Blessings

Richard Simon and Tanya Simon; illustrated by Mark Siegel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

As he walks the length of Manhattan on Christmas Eve and the seventh day of Hanukkah, a young refugee from Nazi Germany recieves eight small acts of kindness in this heartwarming, timeless picture book.

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