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Tish Rabe (“Robby”) is a bestselling children’s book author, singer, songwriter, children’s media producer, animation head writer, children’s book publisher, and an expert in creating all forms of quality media for children and families.


Meet Tish

Tish enjoys doing speaking engagements. For more information contact Tish at

Tish loves being a guest on podcasts and sends a big "Thank You" to her friend Vanessa Corwin and Kathleen Kaan, award-winning producers, who asked great questions about Tish's background as a singer, songwriter, television producer and children's book author.


Best-Selling Children's Book Author

Over 170 books for Dr. Seuss, Disney, Sesame Street, PBS Kids, Clifford, Curious George, Blue’s Clues, PEEP and the Big Wide World, and many more.
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Children’s Book Publisher

Founder and Content Creator for Tish Rabe Books, LLC, an independent U.S.A. publishing company.


Mission: Tish Rabe Books, LLC is committed to creating books and media that make a positive difference in the lives of children, parents, teachers, and caregivers worldwide. Founded and led by Tish Rabe, a bestselling children’s author and Emmy Award-winning television producer, Tish Rabe Books, LLC partners with nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies to produce books, songs, animations, videos and other forms of engaging, educational media for children and families. 

Read to Me! A Guide to Raising Readers - a little twelve page booklet full of fun rhymes, adorable illustrations and tips to help parents read to their children and encourage them to begin a  lifelong love of learning and reading.

Sweet Dreams Ahead Time for Bed - a restful, rhyming story book and easy-to-sing lullaby to help children get ready for sleep. Created in partnership with the non-profit organization Pajama Program.


Days Can Be Sunny for Bunnies and Money - a book to help children learn how to earn, save, spend and give money. Created in partnership with Clarity 2 Prosperity, a financial business development company.

Mystic by the Sea Is the Best Place to Be - a book starring a friendly family of seagulls, Mason, Marina and their kids Marco and Misty who love to spend every day flying over the Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport Museum, Olde Mistick Village, the Submarine Base and more.

Our company welcomes inquiries about creating media that will help support your mission and achieve your goals.  To inquire about editorial and production services and to discuss partnership opportunities with Tish Rabe Books, contact Tish Rabe.

Children’s Media Producer / Consultant

Associate Producer for Big Bird in China- Emmy award for Outstanding Children’s Program for NBC- Sesame Workshop.

Senior Producer for “3-2-1 Contact” for Sesame Workshop. 

Senior Producer for Children’s Media - Random House.

Producer for The City Mouse and the Country Mouse Christmas special for HBO Family in which Crystal Gayle sang two of Ms. Rabe’s original songs. 

Consultant for Gerald McBoing Boing on The Cartoon Network. 

Editorial Director and Music Producer for Soundprints - book and audio recordings for Disney, Sesame Street and many more.


  • Wall Street Journal Bestselling Children’s Author

  • Emmy Award - Television Producer - Best PSA Spots for Children

  • Mom’s Choice Award - GOLD

  • Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers

  • Bank Square - Best Books Award

  • Emmy Award Big Bird in China for Sesame Street - Best Children's Special

Animation Head Writer / Scriptwriter

Head Writer for I Spy original animated series based on the bestselling children’s book series, HBO Family/Scholastic Entertainment. 

Head Writer for “The Country Mouse and City Mouse Adventures”/ CINAR.  

Scriptwriter on “Clifford” and “Clifford’s Puppy Days” for Scholastic. 

Writer/Songwriter - Stay Safe Singers Public Service Spots for PBS- Emmy award winner.

Songwriter / Lyricist

Over 250 songs for Sesame Street, Disney, Nickelodeon, American Wildlife Federation, Smithsonian Kids and many more.

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“3-2-1 Contact”- over 200 songs for this groundbreaking PBS series.

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“They’re Endangered”, her song with composer Susan Ring, as recorded by Pat Benatar.


Professional Singer

Graduate of Ithaca College - Bachelor of Music/ Vocal Performance

Vocalist on Sesame Street for Jim Henson’s Muppets


Singer on “The Monkey King Song” for Big Bird in China - Sesame Workshop.


Singer/Narrator for Disney Princess and Bambi book and audio. 


Singer for “3-2-1 Contact” for Sesame Workshop.


Featured singer, “Tish Rabe and Friends”.

Tish Rabe and Friends

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