Agent: Molly Ker Hawn
Rebecca Donnelly was born in England, where she got to stand in the rain and wave at the Queen once, and at seven moved to California, where they don’t do things like that. She holds a master’s in library and information science from San Jose State University. Rebecca runs a small rural library in upstate New York and has written for School Library Journal and The Horn Book, and her debut middle-grade novel, the ABA Indies Introduce selection HOW TO STAGE A CATASTROPHE, was published in 2017 by Capstone, as was her follow-up novel THE FRIENDSHIP LIE. She is also the author of several picture books from Godwin Books/Holt, including CATS ARE A LIQUID (2019), GREEN MACHINE: THE FOOD ENERGY CYCLE (2020), HOW SLIPPERY IS A BANANA PEEL? (2021) and SUPER SPAGHETTI (2021).