Bea Birdsong is a former teacher whose time in the classroom left a lasting impression of the awesome power of books to educate, entertain, and empower. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and Sisters in Crime. Bea lives in North Carolina with her husband, son, and rescue dog named Bilbo. She spends her free time reading, traveling, and searching for hidden doors to other worlds.
Bea’s debut picture book, I Will Be Fierce, illustrated by Nidhi Chanani, will release on April 23, 2019 from Roaring Brook Press. She is represented by Melissa Edwards of Stonesong Literary Agency.