Debora Pearson


Debora Pearson has written books for children that have been published in Canada, the United States and beyond. Her titles have received praise from School Library Journal, Booklist and Kirkus Reviews; they have also been translated into Chinese, Korean and Albanian. Debora’s newest picture book, My Words Flew Away Like Birds, will be published by Kids Can Press in 2021.

Debora is also a children’s librarian with the Toronto Public Library where she works with newcomers to Canada and leads popular storytimes for young children. She has reviewed books for Publishers Weekly, Horn Book Magazine and the Horn Book Guide, as well as the Swiss-based Secretariat of The International Board on Books for Young People.

More information about Debora Pearson can be found on her website: www.deborapearson.com.