About the Author

Contact Email: chelseasworldofbooks@gmail.com

Chelsea DiCicco… lover of literature, wearer of many hats… both literal and metaphorical.

Dear Reader,

Thank you for visiting my page!

Here’s a little bit about me:

I love books!
Especially picture books.

I work as a Children’s Librarian by day and a Children’s Book Writer by night.

When I’m not reading picture books,
I’m shelving them,
displaying them,
recommending them,
purchasing them,
or writing them.

Some of my other interests include (but are not limited to):
My punderful husband, Jake, any and all animals (especially my mini-farm collection of two dogs, two cats, (+ one roommate cat, who technically isn’t mine, but I love him like he is), and three fish, coffee and cozy blankets, hammocks and bubble baths, you know the drill.

Mission statement:

“I write for children to inspire imagination. It is my opinion, that imagination is one of the most underrated things we can impart to young minds. It can be used in all facets of life, no matter what age you are, as both a practical tool- and a necessary escape. Imagination encourages wonder… wonder leads to inventiveness… inventiveness leads to outside-of-the-box thinking… outside-of-the-box thinkers lead to creative problem solvers… and when life gets to be heavy and stresses pressure us down… imagination can lend a hand with that too. It can be a safe haven from the hardships of life… and a peaceful place of retreat for both mind and body. Imagination is priceless.”

Chelsea DiCicco

more about chelsea…

  • Animal Loving
  • Tea Drinker
  • Book Reviewer
  • Fort Builder
  • Stuffed animal collector
  • Movie & book nerd
  • Jewelry Maker
  • Night Owl
  • Midnight Coffee Brewer
  • Story Creator
  • Hufflepuff
  • Nature kid for life
  • Wine enthusiast
  • Friend always
  • Member of 12×12 Challenge and SCBWI

Taste in Movies…

  • Dan in Real Life
  • The Other Guys
  • The Lego Batman Movie
  • I Love You Man
  • Tangled
  • Flipped
  • Shazam!
  • Despicable Me
  • 17 Again
  • Knives Out
  • The Aristocats
  • Ratatouille
  • All of Harry Potter
  • Original Star Wars Series
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • X-Men: First Class
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Megamind
  • MI 4: Ghost Protocol

*Honorable mentions: The Count of Monte Cristo, Charade, Rear Window, An Affair to Remember, Arsenic and Old Lace, Becoming Jane, Finding Neverland, Chocolat, Lady in the Water, The Illusionist, Sherlock Holmes, We Bought A Zoo, The Guilt Trip, Crazy Stupid Love, The Parent Trap, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Incredibles, Frozen, Little Women.*

Taste in Telivision Shows

  • Only Murders In The Building
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • The Office
  • New Girl
  • Anne With An E
  • Stranger Things
  • Atypical
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Friends
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • The Last Airbender (Anime)
  • Demon Slayer (Anime)
  • Hunter X Hunter (Anime)

Taste in Authors/illustrators

  • K.G. Cambpell
  • Julie Fogliano
  • Adam Rex
  • Scott Campbell
  • Tara Lazar
  • Alice Hoffman
  • Stephanie Meyers
  • Kate DiCamillo
  • William Joyce
  • Jon Klassen
  • J.K. Rowling
  • Ryan T. Higgins
  • Charlotte Bronte
  • Bernhard Schlink
  • Oscar Wilde
  • George Bernard Shaw

Taste in Picture Books

Middle Grade >

Young Adult >

Adult Fiction >

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