Amalia Hoffman received a Masters degree in art and art education from New York University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with honors, from The Pratt Institute. Amalia is a writer and illustrator of The Klezmer Bunch and Purim Goodies. She received the prestigious Society of Children’s Books, Writers and Illustrators award for illustration in the category of Fantasy and was a finalist in the Society of Children’s Books, Writers and Illustrators’ storytelling competition.Amalia Hoffman