Deborah Heiligman


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


Deborah Heiligman has been writing for children since she worked at Scholastic News soon after college. Since then she has written more than thirty books for children and teens. Her books include picture books, both fiction and nonfiction, and young adult nonfiction and fiction. Some titles: Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith, a National Book Award finalist; The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos, a Cook Prize Winner and Orbis Pictus honor; Intentions, a Sydney Taylor Award winner, and a picture book series about Tinka the dog. Her latest book is Vincent and Theo: The van Gogh Brothers. For more information please visit www.DeborahHeiligman.com

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Charles and Emma: The Darwi...

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Vincent and Theo: The Van G...

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From Caterpillar to Butterfly

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Intentions

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Cool Dog, School Dog

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Fun Dog, Sun Dog

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Snow Dog, Go Dog

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Honeybees

3.93 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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Celebrate Halloween: With P...

3.62 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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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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