Brand-New Baby Blues, in storesBrand-New Baby Blues, written by Newbery Honor author Kathi Appelt and illustrated by Kelly Murphy, is at long last available in stores today!
Kelly Murphy at Chemers GalleryI will be in Tustin, CA, at the Chemers Gallery as a featured artist in their 18th Annual Children's Book Illustrators' Show & Signing, along with Ronald Himler, Rafael Lopez, Kristina Swarner and Lee White. The show will benefit the wooden floor (previously known as Saint Joseph Ballet), providing hope and opportunity through dance, academic and family programs.
Kelly Murphy creates Cricket Magazine coverI created the cover of Cricket Magazine's November/December 2009 issue, inspired by "far off places" and was invited to engage in discussions with readers and answer their questions on Cricket Magazine's website's author & artist corner.
The Flight Of The Phoenix earns "Junior Library Guild Selection" designationThe Flight Of The Phoenix (Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist Series) has been awarded a "Junior Library Guild Selection" designation for Fall 2009.
Kelly Murphy wins E.B. White Read Aloud AwardMasterpiece, illustrated by Kelly Murphy, received the 2009 E.B. White Read Aloud Award for Older Readers!
The E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, established in 2004 by the Association of Booksellers for Children, honor books that reflect the universal read aloud standards that were created by the work of the author E.B. White in his classic books for children: Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan.