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Children's books that inspire, teach, entertain and engage

 
Deborah Lee Rose is an internationally published, award-winning author of 15 children's books. BEAUTY'S BEAK: The Brave Story of a Bald Eagle and Her 3D-Printed Prosthetic Beak (2017) has been named to the California Teachers Association CALIFORNIA READS 2016-2017 list of Teacher Recommended Books. BEAUTY'S BEAK is coauthored with raptor biologist Jane Veltkamp of Birds of Prey Northwest, who led the beak engineering team and takes care of Beauty the bald eagle. Download the free BEAUTY'S BEAK Educational Guide, with STEM activities, resources, and connections to literacy and STEM standardsDeborah speaks at conferences, schools, libraries and festivals nationwide. {Contact her via the form on this site.}
INTO THE A, B, SEA, Deborah's ocean alphabet book, has sold nearly a quarter million copies and was named a New York Times recommended book for reading and sharing. Her humor-filled THE TWELVE DAYS OF KINDERGARTEN has become a school classic.  JIMMY THE JOEY, her nonfiction book about koala rescue in Australia, was named to the 2015 Reading is Fundamental/Macy's Multicultural Collection and a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People. The book won the California Reading Association Eureka Honor Award for Nonfiction. 
Deborah is also an internationally published science writer. She helped create and directed communications for howtosmile.org, the award-winning, NSF/Oracle-funded STEM activity website based at UC Berkeley. For Berkeley's renowned Lawrence Hall of Science, she helped create free STEM activity apps that have been downloaded one million times. 
Deborah also directed communications for Lindsay Wildlife Experience, which includes the first wildlife hospital established in the U.S. She served as communications consultant for the Congressional App Challenge, a U.S. congressional initiative to engage high school students nationwide in coding, computer science and STEM. 
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Deborah graduated from Cornell University. She lives in Walnut Creek, CA, in the San Francisco Bay area.