Jeff Gottesfeld is the author of several books, and his latest title is Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Jeff writes for page, stage, and screen. He has won awards from the American Library Association, the Association of Jewish Libraries, the Writer’s Guild of America, the National Council for the Social Studies, and the American Alliance for Theater and Education.
His current focus is picture book texts for children.
His picture books are The Tree in the Courtyard (Knopf, 2016), illustrated by Peter McCarty, No Steps Behind (Creston, 2020), illustrated by Shiella Witanto, and Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Candlewick Press, 2021), illustrated by Matt Tavares. Born in Manhattan and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, he currently lives in Los Angeles.
Visit him at www.jeffgottesfeldwriter.com