Lifetime: 1892 - 1941 Passed: ≈ 83 years ago


Novelist , Journalist


United States

Gertrude Landa

Hannah (Annie Gertrude) nee Gordon Landa was a journalist, novelist and playwright who wrote under the pseudonym Aunt Naomi. She was the sister of Samuel Gordon, the writer, and married Myer Jack Landa, a British Jewish writer. Together they published a number of novels and plays.

Books by Gertrude Landa

Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends Cover image

Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends

Fairy Tale Religion
Religion Religious tradition Myths Religious Legends Children's Non-fiction Jewish

"My desire is to give boys and girls something Jewish which they may be able to regard as companion delights to the treasury of general fairy-lore and childish romance." from the preface. These tales deal with the boyish exploits of the great Biblica...

Jewish Fairy Tales and Fables Cover image

Jewish Fairy Tales and Fables

Fairy Tale
Children Ancient Religious tradition Myths Childhood Legends

Gertrude Landa or rather, Hannah Gittel (Annie Gertrude) Landa nee Gordon wrote under the pen-name of Aunt Naomi. The stories that she relates in this book are mostly based on parables from the Talmud and the Midrash, those compilations of ancient te...