Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rosalie Murray  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1941 in Eldorado, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Rosalie was born in her grandmoter's hotel in Eldorado, Illinois and them moved to the St. Louis area when she was a child. She has also lived in Chicago, Jackson, Mississippi, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Arizona. She is now back in Illlinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rosalie has her Montessori Degree in Earily Childhood and taught for many years. She loves all children's literature and have a personal collection of over 300 books. She has also worked in the hotel industry for many years in sales and marketing, as well in advertising. She has been published in varies publications and had an inspirational column with a weekly newspaper.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Contact the author directly at 618-273-9070 or by email at []. Murray enjoys speaking to groups interested in inspirational messages, how it is never too late to fulfill your dreams and tips on writing and getting published. Being a Christian, Rosalie is always interested in speaking to people who need to hear about the miracles of God's love. She enjoys speaking with children and fellow writers. The author's fee is $100 per engagement plus travel expenses.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Bobby and Bun Bun's afternoon adventure
ISBN: 9781456050900. OCLC Number: 783640704

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Bobby and Bun Bun are the very best of friends, even though Bobby is a cat and Bun Bun is a bunny. They love to play tag and hide-and-seek with each other. One summer day while playing in the backyard, a big black dog comes over the fence after Bun Bun. Bobby, at risk of getting hurt himself, protects Bun Bun and saves his life.

Breakfast for two /
ISBN: 1456070517. OCLC Number: 890396455

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Two cats named Yum Yum and Big Boy wake up early and are both very hungry. Together they march up to their owner's bedroom and plot a clever and mischievous way to awaken her.