Nurit Zarchi born in Jerusalem, October 19, 1941) is an Israeli poet and author for adults and children. Zarchi has published many poems in children’s newspapers. She has published more than one hundred books of children’s literature, poetry, prose, and research.In 1999, Zarchi was the co¬recipient (jointly with Aharon Almog and Yoram Kaniuk) of Bialik Prize for literature. In addition, she has been awarded many other prestigious prizes for her literary work.