Welcome to my website! I write books to inspire and delight children of all ages.


Hello! I'm Rebecca Grabill, children's book author, playwrite, screenplay editor, photographer, mama, and so much more. You'll find a little of everything here, from my blog to downloadable crafts to writing tips. So explore, subscribe for updates, connect!


Discover My Books

I have a growing collection of published books including picture books Halloween Good Night, Violet and the Woof, and Mama Earth’s New Year, with more in the works. Find out about the latest releases!

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Resources for Readers & Writers

Whether you're a parent, teacher, writer or student, you'll find countless useful resources. Click below for coloring pages to accompany my books, articles with writing tips, or free printable crafts and activities.

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Speaking and Editorial

I'm available for school visits, lectures, workshops and more. Plus I offer a full line of editorial services. Whether you need a visiting author or a detailed manuscript critique, I'd be happy to assist you. 

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Rebecca Grabill reading Halloween Good Night

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If you'd like to know more about me, my books, the trials and challenges of balancing writing with home educating and raising a heap of children, visit my blog. It's called Works In Progress and is about embracing creativity amidst life's beautiful chaos.

Photo credit Paul J. Hart


If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.

Isaac Asimov

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Official bio

Rebecca Grabill is author of the picture books, Halloween Goodnight (Atheneum, Simon & Schuster), Violet and the Woof (Katherine Tegen Books, HarperCollins 2018), Mama Earth's New Year (Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2019). Other publications include poetry and essays in a broad range of literary journals. She has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University and is a Sustainable Arts Foundation awardee. Rebecca is represented by Victoria Wells Arms of  Wells Arms Literary.

She lives in rural Michigan with her husband, six children, and two cats.