Articles and Interviews

Adding Diverse Books to your Childs Library
A Guest Post by Shmulik Paints the Town author Lisa Rose

Three Questions with Lisa Rose
Article by pjlibrary

Little Jewish Books that Keep on Giving
Article by My Jewish Detroit

Karen Dumas Show
Featured on the Karen Dumas radio show

Meet the Author: Lisa Rosa
Article by Bridget and the Books

Shmulik Paints the Town Picture Book
Review by Bi-Cultural Mama

Jewish Book Fair returns to JCC
Article by C&G News

"Shmulik Paints the Town"
Article by Publisher's Weekly

"Adding Diverse Books to your Child's Library"
Article by Barnes and Noble

"Celebrate with Shmulik"
Review by Detroit Jewish News

"A First Look at Jewish Detroit's First PJ Library Author"
Interview with My Jewish Detroit

"Made in Michigan"
Article in Metro Parent Magazine

"Children's Book about Israel Independence Day"
Review by Michael Thal

"Hills author shows Israeli Independence Day, art in new book"
Review by C&G News

 "Oakland children’s author Lisa Rose presents 'Shmulik' book"
Article by The Oakland Press

"Shmulik Paints the Town"
Review by Sally's Bookshelf

"Three in One!"
Interview with The Whole Megillah

"Paw Print Art inspired Hills woman's picture Book"
Review by Farmington Voice

"Lisa Rose Paints the Town"
Review by Vicki Lorensen

"Author Spotlight: Lisa Rose"
Review by KIDLIT 411

Swimming and Structure with Lisa Rose
Review by Lynne Marie

"Introducing... Lisa Rose and Shmulik"
Review by On the Scene in 2016

Celebrate with Shmulik

A rose by any other name might smell as sweet — but some names might not be as easy to pronounce and remember, especially for children.
That’s what a Farmington Hills author thought about as her children’s books gained the attention of publishers. She decided to use her first and middle names, Lisa Rose, as pen name while restricting her maiden name (Granitz) and married name (Chottiner) for personal purposes apart from public attention.
“My pen name is the way I’m known on my author website [lisarosewrites.me] and on social media,” says the author, 42, who is about to launch Shmulik Paints the Town (Kar-Ben Publishing; $7.99), her first picture book in print.
The book, to be introduced on the afternoon of Sunday, March 13, at the Jewish Community Center, celebrates Israeli Independence Day (Yom HaAtzmaut, which falls this year on May 11), which commemorates the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948.

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