ORIGINAL TITLE Title: גן גורים : [ספור בחרוזים
PRONUNCIATION: גן גורים : [ספור בחרוזים
TYPE: Book
CONDITION: VG condition, cloth covers.
NOTES: Beautiful copy. The book is illustrated in fine color by the painter and illustrator which Herskovitz, who used to sign her first name with a spot. Herskovitz's illustrations became an important part of the title and its mark.
ITEM ID: 4156

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Illustrated Children’s Book in Hebrew – Puppies Garden: Story in Rhymes

Year: 1958
Decade: 1950s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)

The story of the poem describes the daily behavior of a “kindergarten” populated by young animals: puppies. Although all figures are of animals, they wear garments or parts of garments. The kindergarten is run by the kindergarten teacher, who is a bear who wears a dress on her neck and is wearing a dress. In the first illustration and on the cover of the book, the dress is inlaid with blue and white and yellow. And her assistant, the doll who is also dressed in a dress as a kindergarten teacher and holding a broom in her hand. The variety of young animals creates a cheerful and peaceful atmosphere, in which there is room for all the animals living together in the garden.

This book is part of the series “Latif: An Educational Library” by the Tapuah Publishing House in Tel Aviv.

Name: Iza Aisha Hershkowitz-Elon (Amichaiza Hershkowitz-Eilon)
Type: Illustrator
Artists Dates: 1907-1997
Artist Information: (1907, Ukraine - 1997, Tel Aviv - Jaffa) was a children's book illustrator and one of the pioneers of illustration in the Land of Israel. She was born in Ukraine and in 1922 immigrated to Israel with her parents, Dov Hershkowitz (architect, was the city engineer of Tel Aviv) and Anna (Chana) from Vysyevna (who was a pianist). The family settled in Tel Aviv. She joined the Herzliya Gymnasium. After graduating from high school, she aspired to study art, but at the request of her pianist mother, she had to study music in Italy. Only then was she able to realize her ambition and study painting and restoration. After her return to Israel, she married a Tel Aviv artist, a couple who had become involved in the local bohemian. After a short period of time, he committed suicide by jumping from the water tower on Mazeh Street, and was a painting teacher at the Yesod HaMa'ala school in Tel Aviv.
Name: Raphael Saporta
Type: Author
Name: Tapuah Publishing House
Type: Publisher