Dr. Rosie Helps the Animals

Meet the Author! Getting to Know Jennifer Welborn – Author of “Dr. Rosie Helps the Animals”
Meet the Author! Getting to Know Jennifer Welborn – Author of “Dr. Rosie Helps the Animals” 175 187 Reader Views Kids
Jennifer Welborn, a member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), has a B.S. degree in wildlife management (she has worked with moose, coyotes, bobcats, and bald eagles) and an M.Ed. in science education. As an award-winning science educator, she has taught people of all ages and has written numerous articles, plays, labs, and activities that have been published in scientific journals and textbooks. Two of her professional goals are to educate young people about how to care for the Earth and its inhabitants and to increase representation through education. Jennifer lives with her family in Western Massachusetts where she enjoys going on hikes with her veterinarian husband and their Italian water dog, Bari. Dr. Rosie Helps the Animals is her debut children’s book. read more
Dr. Rosie Helps the Animals by Jennifer Welborn
Dr. Rosie Helps the Animals by Jennifer Welborn 175 135 Reader Views Kids
Picture books are great vehicles to introduce children to a variety of topics.  However, since picture books are so short, it is quite challenging to effectively relay multiple messages in one story. Nevertheless, Dr. Rosie Helps the Animals successfully relays several messages to its young audience – including empowering girls, building self-esteem and confidence, problem-solving, treating animals with empathy and respect, embracing curiosity, and using your imagination. read more