Deborah Lee Rose is the award-winning, internationally published author of Scientists Get Dressed, Astronauts Zoom!, Swoop and Soar: How Science Rescued Two Osprey Orphans and Found Them a New Family in the Wild, and Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle, all published by Persnickety Press. Beauty and the Beak won the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books, the Bank Street College Cook Prize for Best STEM Picture Book, and the California Reading Association Eureka! Gold Award for Nonfiction.
Her beloved classics include The Twelve Days of Winter, The Twelve Days of Kindergarten and Into the A, B, Sea, a NY Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing book (a quarter million copies sold). Her environmental folktale The People Who Hugged the Trees is read and performed around the world, and included in language arts/reading collections and programs in the US, Canada, UK and South Africa. Deborah was Director of Communications for the ALA/AASL honored, NSF/Oracle-funded STEM education website Howtosmile.org, senior science writer for UC Berkeley’s renowned Lawrence Hall of Science, and a National Science Writing Fellow of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing. She graduated from Cornell University and lives in the Washington, DC area.
Persnickety Press Titles:
- Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle
- Scientists Get Dressed
- Astronauts Zoom: An Astronaut Alphabet
- Swoop and Soar: How Science Rescued Two Osprey Orphans and Found Them a New Family in the Wild