Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Heidi Bee Roemer  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1957 in Chicago, Illinois

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Roemer was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Heidi Roemer writes for Teaching K-8, has written song lyrics for Kindermusik, has a children’s book review column for a local newspaper, and is a contributing editor for ''The Prairie Wind'', an on-line newsletter for writers and illustrators. She has sold over 300 stories, poems, and articles to a variety of children's magazines. Her poetry appears in various children’s poetry anthologies. Heidi is an instructor for the Institute of Children’s Literature, a college credited correspondence course for adults. She is a writer-in-residence for Chicago Public Schools and has participated in many Young Authors programs. She also serves as Assistant Regional Adviser for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators-Illinois.


Come to My Party

-- Second Grade Reading List, Chicago Public School
-- Best of the Best Books List, Chicago Public Library, 2004
-- The Best Children's Books, CBC, 2005
-- Best of the Year List, CBC, 2005

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Come to my party and other shape poems /
ISBN: 0805066209. OCLC Number: 52749911

Henry Holt,. .

Poems that celebrate favorite things from different seasons of the year, each shaped like the subject at hand.

Peekity boo what you can do! /
ISBN: 1250122325. OCLC Number: 1040110522

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Rhyming text follows a toddler's bedtime routine, from an energetic bath to choosing jammies, reading a book, cuddling with a favorite toy, and snuggling with loved ones before gently falling asleep.

What kinds of seeds are these? /
ISBN: 1559719559. OCLC Number: 62766720

NorthWord Books,. .

""This delightful rhyming picture book tells the stories of nine different seeds in a fun-to-read riddle format"--Front jacket flap."--source other than the Library of Congress.

Whose nest is this? /
ISBN: 1589793862. OCLC Number: 232983103

NorthWord,. .

Describes the many different types of nests found in nature, including those built by such creatures as hummingbirds, sea turtles, harvest mice, flamingos, alligators, and bees.