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Rebecca Colby

Rebecca is a children’s picture book author, poet, and screenwriter. Before writing for children, she worked for a Russian comedian, taught English in Taiwan, traveled the world as a tour director, and worked as a librarian. Originally from America, she now lives in England.


Silly Storytimes!

Let’s dress up, read a story, and be silly together! Shall we be pirates? Shall we be Santa or his elves? Or shall we be really hungry people with big appetites? You choose! Tell me what to wear and I'll bring the story.

Rebecca Colby

30 Minute Program

Mish Mash Fairy Tales

Join me, your Fairy Godmother, as we discuss our favorite fairy tales before mixing them up—on purpose! We’ll choose characters from giants, to big bad wolves, to dwarves, to witches, to boys and girls and everything in between. We’ll also choose the magic! Let’s go on a journey into a fantasy world as we wave our wands and sprinkle some fairy dust…

Rebecca Colby

30 Minute Program

Making Magic!

Do you believe in magic? As an author, I believe my life is all about making magic! When we meet, let’s dress up as witches and wizards. Then I’ll show you my magic hat and magic notebook that helped me write the book IT’S RAINING BATS & FROGS. After, I’ll read the book to you. Perhaps we can even make some magic together…

Rebecca Colby

30 Minute Program

Rebecca is a children’s author, poet, and screenwriter. Before writing for children, she worked for a Russian comedian, taught English in Taiwan, traveled the world as a tour director, and worked as a librarian. Originally from America, she now lives in England.

Some of her books include:

BEATRIX AND HER BUNNIES: The Story of Beatrix Potter (Nosy Crow/The National Trust, 2021)

THE CASTLE THE KING BUILT (Nosy Crow/The National Trust, 2021)

CROCODILES NEED KISSES TOO (Viking/Penguin Random House, 2020)

MOTOR GOOSE (Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan, 2017)

CAPTAIN BLING’S CHRISTMAS PLUNDER (Albert Whitman & Co, 2017)

IT'S RAINING BATS AND FROGS (Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan 2015)

Learn more about Rebecca at www.rebeccacolbybooks.com or follow her on Twitter at @amscribbler.

Check out Rebecca online:

Beatrix and Her Bunnies: The Story of Beatrix Potter

It's Raining Bats & Frogs

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Motor Goose

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The Castle The King Built

There Was a Wee Lassie Who Swallowed a Midgie

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Crocodiles Need Kisses Too

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Captain Bling's Christmas Plunder

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