Just right for bedtime...this hushed cadence is certain to soothe...
Kirkus Review of Someone's Sleepy
Internationally Published Children's Author, Speaker, Communications Director

Bestselling, award-winning  books
Deborah’s books have won the Family Choice Award, two NAPPA Gold Awards and  the Eureka Silver Book Award for Nonfiction. They are among The New York Times 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, have been published in many languages, and have been included in major school anthologies. Her new ullaby book Someone’s Sleepy is now also an ebook and a lullaby song download by Grammy winner Tom Chapin. Her 14 books include three new books this year—Someone’s Sleepy, Jimmy the Joey, and The Spelling Bee Before Recess. This year, her first book, The People Who Hugged the Trees, was performed as live readers’ theater by Northeastern University in Chicago.

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Other Writing

Deborah’s article about the lasting and emotional impact of science centers

ASTC Dimensions Magazine, May/June 2015

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Meet Deborah
Deborah Lee Rose

Deborah Lee Rose

ILA’s Literacy Today interview with Deborah
Contra Costa Times article about Deborah’s Awards

Deborah Lee Rose is an internationally published, award-winning author of bestselling children’s books. Her 14 books include three new books—The Spelling Bee Before Recess, Someone’s Sleepy, and Jimmy the Joey. She is now working on a book about the rescue of an injured raptor, coauthored with an internationally known raptor biologist. Her books have won the Family Choice Award, twice won the NAPPA Gold Award, and been named to the NY Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing. She is an inspiring and engaging speaker for professional conferences, public book events and schools. In 2013-2014 she will speak at ILA, CRA, NCTE, San Francisco’s Litquake/Kidquake, CSLA and other national and regional conferences. To arrange an author presentation or school visit, contact Jason Wells, jwells@abrams.com, at Abrams Books for Young Readers.

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