Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Featured Illustrator: Deborah Melmon

Congratulations to Deborah Melmon who won the 2020 Illustrator’s Month Portfolio Award.

Deborah Melmon headshot - blonde woman with glassesDeborah Melmon is a children’s book illustrator. She loves whimsy, animals, and humor and tries to incorporate those themes in her work. She has illustrated over fifty picture books, readers and board books and has licensed her work on greeting cards, fabric and giftwrap. Deborah currently lives in Menlo Park, California. She is an avid bird watcher and dog lover. When not in her studio you can find her on the golf course or getting her daily 10,000 steps on the Stanford University campus.