The Englewood, N.J., native, and author of the best-selling "Llama, Llama" books died in Chester, Vt., on Sept. 3 of after a 15-month battle with brain cancer, the Associated Press reported. Dewdney was 50.
In 2005, she published Llama Llama Red Pajama, the book about a baby llama's bedtime troubles. The book became the first in a series of 10 books that sold millions of copies. A Netflix series based on the books is due out in 2017, according to NJ.com.
Dewdney was survived by partner Reed Duncan and two grown daughters.