The Great Katie Kate is the first book series designed to help kids and families understand their condition and overcome their fears.


When Santa and Baby Santa get together, nothing can get in the way of making sure that every boy and girl has a very merry Christmas!


Take trips around town and to Broadway with Bambina and Mama Bee and catch the buzz of Busy Bees!


Let your mind wander through this whimsical story and ask yourself—what would you catch?

What’s New at DeLand Books

Baby Santa is back for the holiday season and this time he’s in New York City! Dr. DeLand’s latest edition to the Baby Santa series, Baby Santa and the Gift of Giving, follows Baby Santa as he and the Bond family help spread Christmas cheer to those who need it most.

Learn more and purchase the latest Baby Santa book.

Educational Children’s Books

Dr. Maitland DeLand writes educational and entertaining children’s books to help ease children’s worries about medical and health conditions. Dr. DeLand’s The Great Katie Kate series focuses on children’s health concerns such as explaining epilepsy to children and answering children’s questions about cancer.

Dr. DeLand is also the author of Baby Santa, a children’s Christmas book on how a young boy must overcome obstacles to help save Christmas, and other books for children including Busy Bees and Fishing for Flowers.


About the Author

M. Maitland DeLand, M.D. is a radiation oncologist specializing in the treatment of women’s and children’s cancers who has dedicated her career to helping her patients and their families lead balanced and rewarding lives.

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