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Deborah Abbott

Born: in Janesville, Wisconsin
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Abbott moved to Evanston in 1966 and currently spends her winters there with her husband.

Biography: Deborah Abbott has worked as a school librarian, editor, writer and reviewer of children's books for over 25 years. She is the wife of her co-author, Henry Kisor.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children

Deborah Abbott on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

One TV Blasting and a Pig Outdoors
ISBN: 0807560758 OCLC: Morton Grove, Ill. :

Albert Whitman & Company Morton Grove, Ill. : 1994

Conan describes life with his father who lost his hearing at the age of three. A book that describes what it's like to live in a household where the father is deaf.