Frank Murphy Author Page
The Newtown Bookshop is thrilled to be able to offer these wonderful signed Picture Books by one of our favorite Children's Authors, Frank Murphy!
We are so excited that Frank Murphy and Barbara Dan's new book, A TEACHER LIKE YOU will be available March 2021, you can preorder your copy now!
Frank is able to personalize any of his books to your little special someone!
Be sure to include who to personalize each book to in the comment section of your order.
Carolyn W. Field Award (Pennsylvania Library Association) - Honors Award
2020-2021 Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award List
2020 Amelia Bloomer List
Winner of the 2019 Eureka Gold Awards
Winner of Best of 2019 Kids Books - Future Classics Category
A funny, entertaining introduction to Ben Franklin and his many inventions, including the story of how he created the "magic square." A magic square is a box of nine numbers arranged so that any line of three numbers adds up to the same number, including on the diagonal! Teachers and kids will love finding out about this popular teaching tool that is still used in elementary schools today!
A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about Theodore Roosevelt—America's 26th President—and his efforts to protect our environment and establish national parks. Roosevelt battled asthma all his life, and the list of things he shouldn’t do was long. But when people told him “you can’t,” he set about proving them wrong.
Learn about the abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his fight for freedom in this Step 3 Biography Reader!
A Step 3 beginning-reader biography of Civil War nurse and founder of the American Red Cross Clara Barton!
Whether they're preparing for President's Day or whether they just like to eat, children will find much to devour in this leveled reader about Thomas Jefferson's role in America's culinary history!
Children will delight at this little-known-story about our nation's first president, George Washington, that makes for perfect President's Day readers!
Batter up! It’s 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America’s national pastime. It’s up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball! Can he do it, or will he strike out?
While nearly everyone has a memory of their own favorite tattered teddy bear, the details of the day President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear have been lost to time.