ABOUT ERIN DEALEY

  • Author Erin Dealey is a K-12 Language Arts/ theater teacher, former Co-RA for SCBWI CA North/Central, and motivational speaker. A poster on her wall reads: “You can’t scare me–I’m a teacher!” She LOVES school visits and takes every opportunity to motivate kids to read and write.
     
    SNOWGLOBE WISHES (Illus. by Claire Shorrock/ Sleeping Bear Press 2019) got a STARRED review from KIRKUS : https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/erin-dealey/snow-globe-wishes/?fbclid=IwAR2VOgTBusvkvZgv2HIDnzHWdCcVss_ssqpkubPz6obFRctlu54oR9Iz0bc.) “The feelings of community and togetherness are palpable.”

    Coming next from Harper Collins: DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room 5, illus. Luisa Uribe /Fall 2020, followed by PETER EASTER FROG , Caitlyn Dlouhy Books – Atheneum, illustrated by G. Brian Karas /2021.

    K is for KINDERGARTEN (Sleeping Bear, illus. Joseph Cowman) was an Amazon #1 New Release. Kane Miller books, illus. Luciana Navarro Powell, include GRANDMA’S FAVORITE and GRANDPA’S FAVORITE (also in Spanish editions), and BABIES COME FROM AIRPORTS, a kids’-eye view of adoption. 
     
    KIRKUS cheers Dealey’s holiday book, DECK THE WALLS (Sleeping Bear Press): “…hilarious…’’Tis the season to be jolly,’ after all, and this rollicking parody neatly fits the bill.”
     
    Her first picture book, GOLDIE LOCKS HAS CHICKEN POX (Atheneum/S&S, Aladdin Paperbacks–still in print!) is also available in Braille. Kirkus Reviews called Dealey’s SLJ “Remarkable Read,” LITTLE BO PEEP CAN’T GET TO SLEEP (Atheneum/ S&S) “An over-the-moon bedtime read…!”
     

    Reading is POWER!

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