Rika Berkovich was one of Israel’s greatest children’s books authors.
When I was just a kid, I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time around her.
One time, she gave me a present with an inscription:
“To my fellow writer”
So modest and kind.
She had the ability to talk to kids on their own level and give them confidence in themselves and in their art.
Such a rare ability.
Last night, she went to sleep and didn’t wake up