Debora Pearson

In a two-book deal, Kids Can Press senior editor Yasemin Uçar has acquired World rights to the picture book MY WORDS FLEW AWAY LIKE BIRDS by Debora Pearson, with Shrija Jain illustrating, about the experience of a child who moves to a new country, where she starts to learn English, but finds that all her words fly away when she tries to speak. Publication is planned for fall 2021. Amy Tompkins represented the author.