Author & Illustrator

Bethanie Deeney Murguia

Biography

Bethanie Deeney Murguia was raised in Western New York near the Grand Canyon of the East and many, many cows. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Rochester with a BA in psychology and fine art, she moved to New York City where she worked as an art director for Hearst Magazines. While in New York, Bethanie received her MFA in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts.

Bethanie now lives in the Bay Area where she has worked for a variety of design and marketing firms. Her illustrations have appeared on packaging and in various children’s publications, including Ladybug and My Big Backyard. Since 2011, she has focused exclusively on writing and illustrating picture books. Her illustrations and books have been honored with numerous accolades, including Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Awards and Bank Street College Best Books of the Year.

Most Popular Bethanie Deeney Murguia Books

Cockatoo, Too book
4.8
dance · word play · birds
Cockatoo, Too
unicorns · horses · magic · imagination
Do You Believe in Unicorns?
Violet and Victor Write the Best-Ever Bookworm Book book
2.8
rescue · teamwork · twins · siblings · writing
Violet and Victor Write the Best-Ever Bookworm Book
Snippet the Early Riser book
4.0
good behavior · bedtime · sleep
Snippet the Early Riser

All Bethanie Deeney Murguia Books

Collaborators

Alice Kuipers

Personal Info

Books Stats

5Authored & Illustrated
4Authored
1Illustrated

Most Recent Book

The Favorite Book book
4.5
picture book
The Favorite Book

Highest Rated Book

Cockatoo, Too book
4.8
dance · word play · birds
Cockatoo, Too

Official Website

http://www.aquapup.com/