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Full Name: Diane Wolkstein
(1942-2013) Author. Diane Wolkstein was born in Newark, New Jersey, and died in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. She was a children's author and folklorist and at one time she served as New York City's official storyteller. She taught at New York University.
Author's Timeline:
1942 (Unknown) County
Diane Wolkstein was born in Newark, New Jersey, on November 11, 1942. 
2013 (Unknown) County
Diane Wolkstein died in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on January 31, 2013. 
1983 (Unknown) County
Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth
(Pub: Harper & Row ISBN: 006014713X / 978-0060147136)
Myth, collaborated with Samuel Noah Kramer. 
1996 (Unknown) County
Esther's Story
(Pub: William Morrow & Co Library ISBN: 0688121284 / 978-0688121280)
1978 (Unknown) County
The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales
(Pub: Knopf ISBN: 0394833902 / 978-0394833903)
2003 (Unknown) County
Treasures of the Heart: Holiday Stories That Reveal the Soul of Judaism
(Pub: Schocken ISBN: 0805241442 / 978-0805241440)
1977 (Unknown) County
The Red Lion: A tale of ancient Persia
(Pub: Crowell ISBN: 0690013469 / 978-0690013467)
1992 (Unknown) County
Little Mouse's Painting
(Pub: William Morrow & Company ISBN: 0688076092 / 978-0688076092)
Children's book. 
1981 (Unknown) County
The Banza: A Haitian Story
(Pub: The Banza: A Haitian Story ISBN: 0803704283 / 978-0803704282)
Children's book. 
2004 (Unknown) County
Sun Mother Wakes the World: An Australian Creation Story
(Pub: HarperCollins ISBN: 0688139159 / 978-0688139155)
Children's book. 
1975 (Unknown) County
Cool Ride in the Sky
(Pub: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd ISBN: 0437860205 / 978-0437860200)
Children's book. 
1983 (Unknown) County
The Magic Wings: 2
(Pub: Dutton Juvenile ISBN: 0525440623 / 978-0525440628)
Children's book. 
1967 New York County
Ms. Wolkstein served as New York City's official storyteller from 1967 until 1971. 
? New York County
Ms. Wolkstein received a master's degree in education from Bank Street College in Manhattan, New York. 

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