Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lori Degman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Born in Chicago, Lori currently lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lori Degman is a teacher of deaf/hard of hearing children in Lake County. Lori's debut picture book, ''1 Zany Zoo'' was the winner of the 2008 Cheerios New Author Contest and was released by Simon & Schuster in July, 2010. It received the Gold Mother's Choice Award for Picture Book Humor in 2012. Teacher's Guides for both of Degman's books can be found on her [ website].

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


One Zany Zoo


Speaking Engagements

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