Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:   

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILDREN Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

Sites:

E-Mail:


Illinois Connection

Degman was born in Chicago and currently lives in Vernon Hills.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lori Degman was a teacher of the deaf and hard-of-hearing and is now a full-time author. Her debut picture book, ''1 Zany Zoo'' was the winner of the 2008 Cheerios New Author Contest and was released by Simon & Schuster in July, 2010. It received the Gold Mother's Choice Award for Picture Book Humor in 2012. Teacher's Guides for Degman's books can be found on her website.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library


Awards

-- """One Zany Zoo"""

-- *Winner, Cheerios New Author Contest, 2010

-- *Gold Mother's Choice Award for Picture Book Humor, 2012

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2013

--

-- """Cock-a-Doodle-Oops!"""

-- *Honor Book for Primary Fiction, International Literacy Association, 2015

--

-- """Just Read!"""

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2020

--