Deborah Underwood grew up in Walla Walla, Washington. She is the author of many books for children, including the New York Times bestselling The Quiet Book. When she’s not writing, you might find her singing in a chamber choir, playing a ukulele, walking around in Golden Gate Park, baking vegan cookies, or petting any dogs, cats, pigs, or turkeys that happen to be nearby.
Deborah Underwood; illustrations by Misa Saburi
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Bearnard's Book by writer Deborah Underwood and illustrator Misa Saburi is a charming picture book about a bear who discovers that to shine in his own story, he just needs to be himself.