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. 

 

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Exciting news for readers and, yes . . . Norman!
Not Norman, A Goldfish Story is one of the featured books in the Pizza Hut BOOK IT! program. For K-6th graders, the program runs from Oct 1-March 31st, 2017. Here's the Info: http://www.bookitprogram.com/contact/default.asp


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Be sure not to miss:

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VAMPIRE BABY

Written by Kelly Bennett
Illustrated by Paul Meisel

She has fangs... and she knows how to use them!

Oklahoma Book Award Finalist

Bank Street College's Best Children's Books of the Year, 2014 list.

ONE DAY I WENT RAMBLING

Written by Kelly Bennett
Illustrated by Terri Murphy

Available now from Bright Sky Press and at all your favorite booksellers.

Character Building Counts Medal Winner!

Winner of 2013 Writers' League of Texas Best Picture Book Award! 

 

 

 

DANCE, Y'ALL, DANCE

Written by Kelly Bennett
Illustrated by Terri Murphy

Stories about kids being kids—whooping, twirlin' & cuttin' up like Dance, Y'all, Dance

 


SPIDER SPINS A STORY

Fourteen Legends from Native America

Compiled by Jill Max
Cover by S. D. Nelson

A 1998 Oklahoma Book Award Finalist.

Available now on Amazon.com and IndieBound!

Kelly's picture books include Children's Choice Award winner Not Norman: A Goldfish Story

On one day--Oct 22, 2015-- Norman flipped when more than 2.2 million folks read his fishy tale!

On one day--Oct 22, 2015-- Norman flipped when more than 2.2 million folks read his fishy tale!

Called 'perfect for inter-generational lap sharing' by School Library Journal

Called 'perfect for inter-generational lap sharing' by School Library Journal

Stories celebrating family: Dad and Pop

NAAPA & LCM Editor's Choice Award winner

NAAPA & LCM Editor's Choice Award winner