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. She spends her free time reading, traveling, and searching for hidden doors to other worlds.
Bea is the author of I Will Be Fierce (Roaring Brook Press, 2019) and the forthcoming Sam’s First Word (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2021). She is represented by Melissa Edwards of Stonesong Literary Agency.