Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Phyllis M Griggs  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children;

Born: 1964 in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and lived in Chicago, Illinois until moving to Decatur, Illinois in 2002. Where I now reside with my husband, two daughters and my cat named Mystie.

Biographical and Professional Information

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Bob Beetle Book Bug: The Magical World of Books
ISBN: 1612250769

Mirror Publishing. 2012

For ages 3-9. . Bob Beetle is a book bug that lives inside a magical world-the magical world of books. Bob Beetle Book Bug invites children everywhere, big and small, through reading, to take a journey with him inside his magical world. Once inside, children soon discover there are all kinds of fun and exciting things for them to learn and see. Inside this world they can do and be anything they want to be. The colorful illustrations and lovable character are sure to capture your children's attention and spark their imagination, inspiring them to develop a love of reading, which is essential for achieving success in school. It also encourages them to spend time reading with their families. Bob Beetle Book Bug: The Magical World of Books is a fun, adorable story, with a lovable character that promotes literacy by inspiring children to get excited about reading and books.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

I can be contacted via email, I offer FREE skype visits to schools and teachers who purchase a copy of my book/books.