ZOLA, Meguido




Author Tags: Kidlit & Young Adult

Meguildo Zola was born in 1939. He and Melanie Zola are prolific children's authors with more than 15 titles since 1980. (Meguido is Hebrew for storyteller.) Most recently he wrote a humourous collection of Yiddish folk tales, Noodle, Nitwit, Numskull, set in medieval Poland. He has also written about Karen Kain, Wayne Gretzky, Terry Fox and Sharon, Lois & Bram. He teaches in the Education faculty at SFU. Melanie Zola's titles include Alligators, Peanut Butter is Forever and the co-written books on SL&B and Terry Fox. She organizes Young Writers Conferences. Both contributed to projects of Commcept Publishing, briefly a force in B.C. book publishing of educational materials.

BOOKS:

Hiyou Muckamuck, Hiyou Tumtum, Hiyou Waw-waw (Vancouver: Comcept Publishing, 1978). With Frances Brown.
A Dream of Promise: A Folk Tale in Hebrew and English (1980)
Only the Best, illus. by Valerie Littlewood (1981)
Moving (1983)
Nobody, with Angela Dereume (1983)
My Kind of Pup (1985)
Gretzky! Gretzky! Gretzky! (1982)
Karen Kain: Born to Dance (1983)
Sharon, Lois & Bram, with Melanie Zola (1983)
Terry Fox: "Dreams Are Made If People Try", with Melanie Zola (1984)

[BCBW 2003] "Kidlit"