Welcome! Donna McKinney is the author of 18 books for readers in grades K through 12.
Debut Picture Book LIGHTS ON! Coming in Spring 2023
Molly Shen Yao at Yeehoo Press has acquired world rights to Lights On! by Donna B. McKinney, a nonfiction picture book about deep-ocean creatures whose bodies produce light in extreme environments. Daniella Ferretti will illustrate; publication is scheduled for spring 2023 in the U.S. and mainland China. The author represented herself, and Sylvie Hamel at Anna Goodson Management represented the illustrator. Read the full article here.
Featured 2021 Work
Engines! A full-color introduction to the engines that power our world, packed with STEM activities and text-to-world connections that invite kids ages 7 to 10 to discover the wonderful world of engines and motors.
Engines! was recently featured on Anastasia Suen's #kidlit book of the day - read the full blog post here.