Yannets Levi is an Israeli writer, screenwriter, TV host, journalist, editor, lecturer, teacher and winner of the 2010 Israeli Public Libraries Award. Yannets was born into a large family which encouraged creativity and the love of stories. It is no wonder that he found himself writing stories for children and adults – in books, television scripts, and the press. Among others, Yannets Levi has authored the book series Uncle Leo’s Adventures (which has been translated into English, Chinese, Czech and Korean) and the children’s novel Mrs. Rosebud is No Monster; the collection of stories Tales of the Forest Man; Subterranean Water Stories, the novel Himalaya flesh and blood and the novel Living Hope. Yannets has translated many books into Hebrew, among them Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography.