Murphy in the City

Murphy in the City

Illustrated by: Alice Provensen
For Ages: 4 - 8
A perky pup trades in his country life for some city adventures in this humorous picture book companion to A Day in the Life of Murphy, from Caldecott Medalist Alice Provensen.

Spend the day with the irresistibly mischievous Murphy as he ventures into the city. Usually a country dog, Murphy experiences the joys and pitfalls of city life—with plenty of laughs along the way—with the signature humor and artistic style of Caldecott Medalist Alice Provensen.
  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | 
  • 40 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442419711 | 
  • November 2015 | 
  • Grades P - 3
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About the Author

Alice Provensen
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Alice Provensen

Alice Provensen is the author and illustrator of Murphy in the City, A Day in the Life of Murphy, and Klondike Gold. She collaborated with her late husband, Martin, on many other highly acclaimed picture books, including the Caldecott Medal–winning The Glorious Flight and Nancy Willard’s Newbery Medal–winning A Visit to William Blake’s Inn, which was also a Caldecott Honor Book. The Provensens have been on the New York Times list of the Ten Best Illustrated Books eight times. Alice lives in California.

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