“The Mermaid in the Bathtub”

Photo: Restless Books

Some of Marcela’s favorite children’s books in Hebrew have been written by well known poets and illustrated by some of Israel’s most talented graphic artists.

This episode features The Mermaid in the Bathtub, written by the poet, essayist and writer, Nurit Zarchi, and illustrated by Rutu Modan. Translated by Tal Goldfajn, and published by Restless Books.

Previous podcast on Rutu Modan:
https://tlv1.fm/israel-in-translation/2015/08/20/rutu-modans-graphic-touch/

Previous podcasts on Nurit Zarchi:
https://tlv1.fm/israel-in-translation/2019/05/22/nurit-zarchis-the-plague/
https://tlv1.fm/israel-in-translation/2015/07/15/nurit-zarchis-baby-blues/

Text:
The Mermaid in the Bathtub by Nurit Zarchi. Illustrations by Rutu Modan. Translated by Tal Goldfajn. Yonder (Restless Books) 2019

Music:
Millie, “Mermaid in the Bathtub” from Miracle Milk

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