Books by Dean Robbins

THE ASTRONAUT WHO PAINTED THE MOON by Dean Robbins
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2019

"Inspiring fare for readers who, as the author puts it, dream of becoming 'brave astronauts,' 'great artists,' or both. (timeline, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 7-10)"
A portrait of Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon and the first to express what that felt like in paint. Read full book review >
MARGARET AND THE MOON by Dean Robbins
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"A superb introduction to the life of one girl whose dreams were out-of-this-world. (author's note, bibliography, additional reading) (Picture book/biography. 5-9)"
Margaret Hamilton was a curious girl who grew up to be a pioneer in software programming Read full book review >
MISS PAUL AND THE PRESIDENT by Dean Robbins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Useful for discussions about women's rights and political influence. (author's note, bibliography) (Informational picture book. 6-9)"
In time for the national elections, the story of an ardent early-20th-century fighter for women's suffrage. Read full book review >
TWO FRIENDS by Dean Robbins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Young readers can picture two people of action and resolve and hopefully be equally inspired. (author's note, bibliography, photographs) (Picture book/biography. 6-8)"
Two cups of tea for two powerful advocates for equal rights. Read full book review >