Deborah Heiligman





Deborah Heiligman


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Allentown, Pennsylvania, The United States
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E.B. White, E.L. Konigsburg,


Deborah Heiligman's second job was at the Scholastic News Explorer, the 4th grade classroom magazine. There discovered that she loved writing for children and she has never looked back.

After the birth of her two children she started to work as a freelancer. She has written 28 children's books as well as articles for numerous magazines including Ladies' Home Journal, Sesame Street Parents Guide, Parents Magazine.

Average rating: 3.83 · 7,285 ratings · 1,539 reviews · 45 distinct works · Similar authors
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Intentions

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Honeybees: Jump into Science

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“I wish you knew how I value you; and what an inexpressible blessing it is to have one whom one can always trust, one always the same, always ready to give comfort, sympathy and the best advice. God bless you, my dear, you are too good for me.' -Charles to Emma, 1859”
Deborah Heiligman, Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith

“You must remember that you are my prime treasure (and always have been).'
Emma Darwin to husband Charles”
Deborah Heiligman, Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith

“My heart has often been too full to speak.' -Emma to husband Charles on her gratitude for 'the cheerful and affectionate looks you have given me when I know you have been miserably uncomfortable.”
Deborah Heiligman, Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith

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