Books by Deborah Lee Rose

Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A blooper. (Picture book. 5-9)"
It's down to the final three. Can "The Slugger" win the big spelling bee? Read full book review >
Released: July 9, 2013

"Stories of animal rescue abound, but the cuteness factor here gives Jimmy's story special appeal. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
After being hit by a car, an orphaned 6-month-old joey is rescued, rehabilitated in a koala hospital and then a home, taught to climb and live outside with other koalas, and finally returned to the wild. Read full book review >
SOMEONE'S SLEEPY by Deborah Lee Rose
Released: May 7, 2013

"There will never be a magic book that puts every child to sleep, but this hushed cadence is certain to soothe. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A quiet rhyme follows a little girl through her nighttime routine. Read full book review >
ALL THE SEASONS OF THE YEAR by Deborah Lee Rose
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

Rhyming couplets celebrate the activities that fill each season of the year and the love that ties them all together. Read full book review >
BIRTHDAY ZOO by Deborah Lee Rose
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

A cheerful, rhymed birthday celebration for a young boy staged by the animals of a zoo. Read full book review >

THE TWELVE DAYS OF SPRINGTIME by Deborah Lee Rose
NUMBERS AND COUNTING
Released: March 1, 2009

"On the twelfth day of springtime, / my teacher gave to me / TWELVE flags for flapping, / eleven stones for stepping, / ten words for rhyming, / … / and a garden to water carefully." Read full book review >

THE TWELVE DAYS OF WINTER by Deborah Lee Rose
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

Those hysterical kindergartners are back with even more personality in this delightful wintry sequel to The Twelve Days of Kindergarten (2003). Read full book review >

OCEAN BABIES by Deborah Lee Rose
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2005

A beautiful peek at the marine circle of life. Read full book review >

THE TWELVE DAYS OF KINDERGARTEN by Deborah Lee Rose
NUMBERS AND COUNTING
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

A delightful counting book modeled on the Twelve Days of Christmas. Read full book review >

Released: Aug. 1, 2003

This rhymed complement to Into the A, B, Sea: An Ocean Alphabet (2000) takes children above and below—sometimes far below—the waves with one blue whale calf, two humpbacks, and so on, up to ten turtle hatchlings, and then back down to one "brand-new seal pup." Read full book review >

INTO THE A, B, SEA by Deborah Lee Rose
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

Vivid collages combined with sprightly verse offer readers a glimpse into the fascinating world of the deep. Read full book review >