Deborah Freedman

Deborah Freedman was an architect once-upon-a-time, but now she loves to build worlds in in children's picture books. She is the author and illustrator of Scribble, Blue Chicken, The Story of Fish & Snail, and By Mouse & Frog (Viking 2015). Deborah lives in a colorful house in Connecticut, where she is busy at work on her next books.

  • Blue Chicken

    By Deborah Freedman

    Illustrated by Deborah Freedman

    Read by Susie Berneis

    A chicken wreaks havoc in a farmyard with a pot of blue paint.

    “…this is suggested as a supplement for storytimes and to entertain young viewers.” - Booklist (video review)

    Released Tue Feb 17 00:00:00 UTC 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • By Mouse & Frog

    By Deborah Freedman

    Illustrated by Deborah Freedman

    Read by Susie Berneis

    A spritely video about the challenges - and joys - of collaboration.

    "Narrator Susie Berneis does a wonderful job portraying Mouse’s mounting frustration and Frog’s high-spirited enthusiasm as more and more is crammed into the story." - School Library Journal (video)

    Released Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 UTC 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • The Story of Fish & Snail

    By Deborah Freedman

    Illustrated by Deborah Freedman

    Read by Susie Berneis

    Every day, Snail waits for Fish to come home with a new story...

    “This gentle tale encourages viewers to embrace the unknown, showing that stories are gateways to new adventures if we’re bold enough to explore them.” - School Library Journal (video review)

    Released Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 UTC 2015
    English, Unabridged