Deb Pilutti

Deb Pilutti is the author and illustrator of several books for children and has worked as a design partner at, where she designs toys and products for kids. Her design and illustration work has earned her many awards and has been published in several magazines including Step Inside Design, HOW Magazine’s Best Digital Designs issue, and Print magazine. She enjoys spending time in the woods near her home in Michigan. Visit her at

Books by this Author

Yes, bears sometimes eat squirrels. But can they still be friends? Find out in this clever picture book that’s perfect for preschoolers.The other bears said, “Squirrel would make a good midnight snack!”Bear said, “Squirrel’s my friend. I would never eat a friend.”But what happens if Bear gets really, really hungry? Squirrel has just the solution! This story about the power and bond of friendship will warm the hearts—and tickle the funny bones—of...

Author Revealed

Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?

A. West Lafayette, Indiana

Q. What is your favorite movie?

A. Galaxy Quest

Q. What were your previous occupations?

A. Graphic designer, pool cleaner, grocery store clerk, custodian

Q. What was/is your favorite job?

A. Illustrating books for children

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