Naomi Danis is the picture book author of:
I HATE EVERYONE, with illustrations by Cinta Arribas (2018) (" ...reads like a version of Whitman's barbaric yawp"—New York Times);
WHILE GRANDPA NAPS with illustrations by Junghwa Park (2019) ("Here, the loss of a loved one is no grand event, but a fine, gleaming thread in the fabric of everyday life."—New York TImes) and
MY BEST FRIEND, SOMETIMES, also illustrated by Cinta Arribas, (also from Pow Kids Books, 2020) ("An emotionally honest take on the complexities of (childhood) friendship...A best best-friend book." —Kirkus starred review).
Naomi's recent books have been translated into Catalan, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.
Her earlier books are WALK WITH ME, illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers (Scholastic/Cartwheel, 1995); SPLISH-SPLASH, illustrated by Elliot Kreloff (BeginSmart, 2008), and IT'S TOT SHABBAT, with photos by Tod Cohen (KarBen, 2011).
Naomi long ago earned a BA and an MA in English from Stony Brook University, and an MS in Education from Bank Street College.
She is a member of SCBWI, PENAmerica and the Authors Guild and lives in Forest Hills NY.