Eric A. Kimmel
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Eric A. Kimmel

Eric A. Kimmel is a native New Yorker who lives in Oregon. He was born in Brooklyn, NY where he learned to love books and traditional stories from an early age. He could hear five different languages without leaving his block. Eric taught teachers as a professor of Education at Indiana University at South Bend and Portland State University. His favorite classes were children's literature, language arts, storytelling, and handwriting. He left the university in 1993 to become a full-time writer, a dream he had had since kindergarten.

Eric's books have won numerous awards. He and his wife Doris have traveled all over the world, sharing his books and stories with school children in China, Africa, and Turkey.

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Best Sellers

    • Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

    • By: Eric Kimmel
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    On the first night of Hanukkah, a weary traveler named Hershel of Ostropol eagerly approaches a village where plenty of latkes and merriment should warm him....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Hanukkah Bear

    • By: Eric Kimmel
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A bear wakes to wonderful smells that lead him to the house of Bubba Brayna. Bubba Brayna makes the best latkes in the village, but at 97, she doesn't hear or see well....

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock

    • By: Eric A. Kimmel
    • Narrated by: Jerry Terheyden
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The clever Anansi uses a magic rock he finds to pilfer food from his animal friends....

    Regular price: $9.98

    • 'Anansi and the Talking Melon' and 'Anansi and the Magic Stick'

    • By: Eric A. Kimmel
    • Narrated by: Jerry Terheyden
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This time it's Turtle who outwits the lazy Anansi when the spider asks his friend to teach him how to fish....

    Regular price: $9.98

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