Noah and his family work hard to keep all the animals on the ark happy and healthy, feeding each one the right kind of food. But the chameleons refuse to eat everything they are offered. Saving the day, the little lizards and even smaller worms show Noah the great value of even the smallest among us.
Yael Molchadsky is the director of the Children's and YA department at Kinneret-Zmora-Dvir publishing house in Israel. She is also the editor of the prestigious Marganit series, which aims to bring literary translated fiction to young Hebrew readers. Yael has translated picture books from English and German and is a sought-after speaker on Children's and YA literature. The Chameleon that Saved Noah's Ark is her first book for children. Orit Bergman (www.oritbergman.com) is an illustrator and a writer of children's books. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions and won numerous awards, among them a medal from the Society of Illustrators NYC, prizes from the Israel Museum, Bologna book fair, and the Israel Ministry of Culture. She teaches illustration at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. She lives with her family in a small village on the slopes of Mt. Carmel, where she writes, paints, works in her vegetable garden, and enjoys the company of her chickens.