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Genre: C:CHILDREN C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Poetry

Born: 1966 in Chicago, Illinois


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Murphy lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patricia Murphy is an award-winning children’s writer, author and poet. She is also a communications and marketing consultant, copywriter, and founder/​ chief creative officer of ''Pattycake Productions'', a creative services agency.She is the author of over 150 children's books, hundreds of magazine articles and a growing list of scripts for children's television. In addition to writing full-time, she viits schools and libraries and offers a variety of writing workshops to isnprire and motivate young readers/writers. In the Speaking Engagments section, you will find a small sampling of her hands-on, interactive workshops.

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