PICTUREBOOKS by Deborah Freedman

Freedman knows how to write a picture book that’s bound to get kids and their parental units reading and rereading over and over and over again.
— Betsy Bird, Fuse #8, School Library Journal

CARL (and the meaning of life)
Coming from Viking, Spring 2019


This House, Once
Atheneum 2017

“A blueprint for mindfulness and gratitude for the homes in which we... live.” — The New York Times Book Review



Viking 2016

★  "An exquisite treasure for bashful readers, animal lovers, and anyone who’s ever wanted a friend." — Kirkus Reviews, starred review




By Mouse & Frog
Viking 2015

★ "Wearing its metafictionality lightly and told largely through dialogue that begs for performance, Freedman’s story speaks to power of creative passion and the rewards of playing well with others."
— Publishers Weekly, starred review



The Story of Fish & Snail
Viking 2013

★  "Right from the title page, Freedman's latest makes a splash... This marvelous metabook shines in both concept and beauty." — Kirkus Reviews, starred review



Blue Chicken
Viking 2011

★ "The spare, poetic text allows the images to shine... this delightful treat emphasizes the joy of breaking free of conventional boundaries and turning accidents into art." — Booklist, starred review




Knopf 2007

"... Freedman's willingness to color outside the lines pays off - she's created a clever gem of a book."  — Publishers Weekly