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Kelly Murphy a 3x3 International Illustration Awards No. 13 winner



Kelly Murphy's interior illustrations for The Door by the Staircase (Disney Hyperion) are a winning series in 3x3 Magazine's International Picture Book Show No.13.
Posted on June 14th, 2016See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, 3x3 Magazine

Kelly Murphy a 3x3 Picture Book Show No. 12 winner



Kelly Murphy has 3 winning entries in 3x3 Magazine's International Picture Book Show No.12. Kelly's interior illustration for The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency (Book 1): The Case of the Missing Moonstone has earned Distinguished Merit while her cover illustration for Ship of Dolls has earned Merit.
Posted on June 12th, 2015See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, 3x3 Magazine

Kelly Murphy's new book: The Wollstone Craft Detective Agency



We are quite excited to announce the release of Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, The Case of the Missing Moonstone, written by Jordan Stratford and published by Knopf Books for Young Readers. This is the first book in a brand new series, The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, which stars Mary Shelley and Ada Lovelace as young, brave detectives.

Discover Kelly's illustrations for this project and learn more on the book's project page.
Posted on January 6th, 2015See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books

"The Miniature World of Marvin and James" is out in stores

The Miniature World of Marvin and James, a companion book to the acclaimed Masterpiece written by Elise Broach and illustrated by Kelly Murphy, is out in stores today, February 4th, 2014.

Discover Kelly's illustrations and learn more on the book's project page.






Posted on February 4th, 2014See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books

Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, "The Mouse With The Question Mark Tail", is out in stores

Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, The Mouse With The Question Mark Tail, written by Richard Peck, is out in stores today, July 2nd.

Discover Kelly's illustrations and learn more on the book's project page.







Posted on July 2nd, 2013See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books

Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, "Behind The Bookcase", is out in stores

Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, Behind The Bookcase, written by Mark Steensland, is out in stores today, October 9th.

Discover Kelly's illustrations and learn more on the book's project page.







Posted on October 9th, 2012See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books

Kelly Murphy's coming chapter book, "Behind The Bookcase", a 3x3 Magazine winner

Kelly Murphy's coming chapter book Behind The Bookcase, written by Mark Steensland, is a winner in the Children's Book category of 3x3 Magazine's Annual Competition No.9.









Posted on July 20th, 2012See more news about Awards, 3x3 Magazine, Chapter Books

Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, The Scorpions of Zahir, is out in stores

Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, The Scorpions of Zahir, written by Christine Brodien-Jones, is out in stores today, July 10th.

Discover Kelly's illustrations and learn more on the book's project page.







Posted on July 10th, 2012See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books, New Work

Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, "Alex and The Amazing Time Machine", is released

Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, Alex And The Amazing Time Machine, written by Rich Cohen, is out in stores today, May 8th.

Discover Kelly's illustrations and learn more on the book's project page.







Posted on May 8th, 2012See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books

Kelly Murphy's new book, Secrets At Sea, is out in stores

Kelly Murphy's new chapter book, Secrets At Sea, written by Newbery medalist Richard Peck, is out in stores today, October 13th.

Discover Kelly's illustrations and learn more on the book's project page.







Posted on October 13th, 2011See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books, New Work

The Unicorn's Tale awarded a Junior Library Guild Selection

The Unicorn's Tale: Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist, Book 4 has been awarded a "Junior Library Guild Selection" designation for Spring 2011.
Posted on July 6th, 2011See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, Nathaniel Fludd, BEASTOLOGIST

Masterpiece wins a Children's Crown Award

Kelly Murphy is the 2010-2011 winner of the National Christian School Association's Children's Crown Award as illustrator of Masterpiece.
Posted in June 2011See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, Masterpiece

"The Unicorn's Tale" available in stores today

The Unicorn's Tale: Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist, Book 4The Unicorn's Tale: Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist, Book 4, the fourth book in the "Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist" series written by R.L. LaFevers and illustrated by Kelly Murphy, is released today, April 4th, 2011!








Posted on April 4th, 2011See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books, Nathaniel Fludd, BEASTOLOGIST

"The Lodge" Selected by The Society of Illustrators

My illustration "The Lodge", created in collaboration with Antoine Revoy for 'Haunted Houses (Are You Scared Yet?)', was selected by the Society of Illustrators in the Book category of its 53rd annual competition.

The illustration will be published in the society's 53rd Annual Book and the original will be presented at the Museum of American Illustration in its Book and Editorial Exhibit which will run from January 26 to February 19, 2011. The opening will be held on Friday, February 4, 2011.




Posted on November 30th, 2010See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, Society of Illustrators

"The Wyverns' Treasure" available in stores today

Christopher Bing, Matt Tavares and I shall be at the Brush Art Gallery & Studios' Children's Book Illustrators Exhibition today for book signings and talks with visitors.

An eventful day as The Wyverns' Treasure, the third book in the "Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist" series written by R.L. LaFevers and illustrated by me, is released today as well!





Posted on October 2nd, 2010See more news about Exhibits, Book Releases, Chapter Books, Nathaniel Fludd, BEASTOLOGIST

'Haunted Houses (Are You Scared Yet?)' in stores today

'Haunted Houses (Are You Scared Yet?)', written by Robert D. San Souci and illustrated by Kelly Murphy and Antoine Revoy, is out in stores today.








Posted on July 20th, 2010See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books

The Basilisk's Lair in stores today

The Basilisk's Lair, the second book in the "Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist" series written by R.L. LaFevers and illustrated by Kelly Murphy, is now out in stores!









Posted on June 7th, 2010See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books, Nathaniel Fludd, BEASTOLOGIST

Masterpiece climbing on the New York Times Best Sellers List

Masterpiece climbs to number 7 on the New York Times Best Sellers List, Children's Bestsellers, Paperback Books List!
Posted on June 6th, 2010See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, Masterpiece

Masterpiece climbing on New York Times Best Sellers List

Masterpiece is back on the New York Times Best Sellers List, Children's Bestsellers, Paperback Books, rising to number 8!
Posted on May 30th, 2010See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, Masterpiece

The Basilisk's Lair Book Signing at Harvard Square's Curious George & Friends

Just back from Manhattan, I will be signing the newest book in the "Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist" series, The Basilisk's Lair, with author R.L. LaFevers at the Harvard Square's famous Curious George & Friends store in Cambridge.

Curious George & Friends Books and Toys
1 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA, 02138
Posted on May 19th, 2010See more news about Book Signings, Chapter Books, Nathaniel Fludd, BEASTOLOGIST

Masterpiece on SSYRA Master List

Masterpiece has been chosen for inclusion on the 2010-2011 Florida Sunshine State Young Readers Award (SSYRA) master list of nominated titles.
Posted on May 15th, 2010See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, Masterpiece

Masterpiece on the New York Times Best Sellers List

Masterpiece is on the New York Times Best Sellers List!










Posted on April 25th, 2010See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, Masterpiece

"The Lodge" chosen by American Illustration

My illustration "The Lodge", created in collaboration with Antoine Revoy to illustrate the horror book 'Haunted Houses (Are You Scared Yet?)' by Robert San Souci and published by Christy Ottaviano Books (Henry Holt and Co.), was chosen by American Illustration in their 29th annual competition for feature on their website.







Posted on April 14th, 2010See more news about Awards, Chapter Books

Kelly Murphy at Gallery Della-Piana

Kelly Murphy's original illustrations and sketches from a various amount of children's books will be displayed at Wenham's Gallery Della-Piana.

Opening Saturday, February 27th from 4-6pm

Gallery Della-Piana
152R Main St
Wenham, MA 01984
(978) 468-1944

The show will be hanging from Feb 27 - Apr 24th.
Regular gallery hours are Thur-Sat 11-6pm.

Many pieces will be available for purchase!
Posted on February 27th, 2010See more news about Exhibits, Chapter Books, Picture Books

The Basilisk's Lair is a Junior Library Guild Selection

The Basilisk's Lair has been awarded a "Junior Library Guild Selection" designation for Spring 2010.
Posted on January 22nd, 2010See more news about Awards, Chapter Books

The Flight Of The Phoenix earns "Junior Library Guild Selection" designation

The Flight Of The Phoenix (Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist Series) has been awarded a "Junior Library Guild Selection" designation for Fall 2009.
Posted on September 28th, 2009See more news about Awards, Chapter Books

Kelly Murphy wins E.B. White Read Aloud Award

Masterpiece, 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.





Posted on June 14th, 2009See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, Masterpiece

Masterpiece earns "Junior Library Guild Selection" designation

Masterpiece has been awarded a "Junior Library Guild Selection" designation for Fall 2008.
Posted on February 9th, 2009See more news about Awards, Chapter Books, Masterpiece

Masterpiece in stores

Masterpiece (Henry Holt), written by Elise Broach and illustrated by Kelly Murphy, hits stores!










Posted on September 30th, 2008See more news about Book Releases, Chapter Books, Masterpiece