Deborah Kelly has written picture books, junior fiction and educational material for children. Two of her titles have been CBCA notable books and in 2017 one of her books won Speech Pathology Australia’s Book of the Year award for three to five-year-olds. Many of her books are included in Premier’s Reading Challenge lists around Australia. Deborah visits schools, libraries and festival events to share her books with children. She is a Role Model for Books in Homes Australia, works at a bookstore and reviews children’s books for Reading Time magazine.