Kelly Bennett writes books for children, both fiction and non-fiction. Her picture books celebrate imagination, families, friends, pets… all that goes into being a kid. 


GOT Kids? Get ROAR! a delightful new (free) magazine for kids featuring Poetry Lab, poetry prompts co-created by Kelly, just for kids.

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A native of California, Kelly was born in Santa Cruz, with saltwater in her ears and the sound of the sea humming through her veins. She attended five grammar schools in California and Pennsylvania before fifth grade when her family settled in Orange County, a mile from the ocean.