About Me

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 book, My Words Flew Away Like Birds, was published in the fall of 2021.

Debora holds a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Toronto. For the past eleven years, she has been a children’s librarian with the Toronto Public Library.

Debora has reviewed books for Publishers Weekly, The Horn Book Magazine and The Horn Book Guide, as well as the Swiss-based Secretariat of The International Board on Books for Young People. She lives in Toronto.

To see a selection of Debora’s published work, go to My Books.

Debora Pearson, Children's Author