Bridget Hodder is the Sephardic Jewish author of the Middle Grade fairytale THE RAT PRINCE (Macmillan/FSG), and co-author of the Kirkus-starred interfaith MG fantasy THE BUTTON BOX, with Fawzia Gilani (Lerner Books/Kar-Ben). Her first picture book, THE PROMISE, coming in 2023, is also co-authored with Fawzia Gilani. THE PROMISE features Muslim and Jewish protagonists in a quiet exploration of enduring interfaith friendship.
Bridget’s books have received awards and recognition from Kirkus, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, the International Literacy Association, the Mythopoeic Society, Book Riot, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other organizations. She is currently Chair of the Vanderbilt University Graduate School Advisory Board and co-administrator of the 5000+ strong Facebook community, “Our Sephardic Family.”
Find her on Twitter @BridgetsBooks, and on Facebook as Bridget Hodder, Author
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