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  Bethanie Murguia, Writer and Illustrator

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Welcome to the website of children's book author and illustrator, Bethanie Murguia. (Are you wondering how to pronounce my last name? It's mer GEE ya.)

zoe's room coverZoe's Room: "This picture book quietly, perceptively explores family dynamics in a time of change, the sort of “minor” change that’s huge for a child. Using lighting effects and color beautifully, the expressive ink-and-watercolor illustrations work seamlessly with the simply told story."–Booklist

Please visit the book page to see the trailer and learn more.

Read the New York Times review of Snippet the Early Riser here!

zoe coverZoe Gets Ready: A picture book for everyone who has ever gotten dressed!
“This seemingly simple idea subtly encompasses much larger themes about creativity and independence ... this one is a keeper.”—Booklist. Please visit the book page to see the trailer and learn more.

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Signed copies of my books may be ordered through my local bookstore: Book Passage

I now have custom bookplates available; just send me a SASE with name(s) for personalization. Please email me for my address.

Buglette Oppenheim Best Book