Avner Katz was born in Kibbutz Ramat Rachel. Katz has written and illustrated books for children and adults, some were adapted to other languages, including English; he has illustrated over 200 books, as well as magazine and book covers, record sleeves, and posters; designed exhibition pavilions, theater sets and costumes; was a member of the editorial board and a regular participant in the satirical section Davar Acher of the daily Davar (1982-92), and a regular columnist in several leading Israeli newspapers and magazines.
Widener Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Haifa Museum of Art
Private collections in Israel and abroad