Science Writer & Naturalist
These comics and diagrams share the funny side of nature and discuss environmental issues. They were part of an exhibit of STEAM comics at AAAS headquarters. Find merchandise for sale through TopatoCo.
Rosemary co-created this strip about urban ecology with author and illustrator Maris Wicks. It’ll tell you how cicadas make noise and why sparrows roll in dirt. It features scientists, including those studying owls in Australia and agoutis in Brazil.
Other Comics Work
“She is the rare humorist who understands nature and biology well enough to make even the most cranky birder crack a smile.” –BirdWatching Magazine
“A story line infused with humor and drama . . . budding astro-tourists in middle elementary grades will happily sign up for repeat journeys.” –School Library Journal starred review
A NYT-bestselling illustrated guide to 100 of the world’s most mesmerizing wonders. It’s published by Workman. Ages 8-12.
“A worldwide collection of superior oddities…One delectable sampler of wonders, there for the asking.” –Kirkus
“A witty look at the less-beautiful characteristics of butterflies.” –Kirkus starred review
A quirky, funny, and scientifically correct field guide to observing one of the world’s most commonly seen birds. Out in Fall 2021 through Workman.
Other Writing Work
TV: Episodes and Interstitials for PBS’ Elinor Wonders Why.
Articles: Audubon, Mental_Floss, Mass Audubon’s Connections.
Blog Posts: Mass Audubon, Nature Conservancy Canada, Living Alongside Wildlife.
Talks & Workshops
When she’s not writing, she’s out in the field doing some very amateur nature photography and trying not to feed the mosquitoes.