Deborah Lee Rose


Deborah Lee Rose is the award-winning author of Scientists Get Dressed (WunderMill Books 2019) and Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle (WunderMill Books 2017). Coauthored with renowned raptor biologist Janie Veltkamp, 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, the California Reading Association Eureka! Gold Award for Nonfiction, and is a Junior Library Guild title. Deborah also wrote Ocean Babies (National Geographic); Into the A, B, Sea (Scholastic Press); Jimmy the Joey (National Geographic), which was named a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People; The Twelve Days of Kindergarten, and The Twelve Days of Winter (Abrams Books for Young Readers); and many other cherished books for children of all ages. As a senior science writer at UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science, she helped create the AASL Best Website for Teaching & Learning-honored STEM activity website Deborah graduated from Cornell University and lives in the Washington, D.C., area. To learn more about her work, visit