Peter Fernandez is a writer of children's stories. His first book, MY HEBREW DINOSAURUS, an alef-bet picture book, was published in 1994 with Kar Ben. It was released in the states, Canada, Great Britain, and Israel. His other works have appeared in Jack&Jill Magazine. He earned an MA in Children's Literature from Eastern Michigan University in 1984, and is proud of meeting Yitshak Shamir on the Tel Aviv beach in 1994. A former "mitna dev," or civilian volunteer for Sar-El, Volunteers for Israel, he hopes to soon work on another Tzahal base or hospital.