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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kelly Leigh Miller  

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Genre: Fiction Illustrator

Audience: Children;


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Illinois Connection

Miller lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kelly Leigh Miller is an illustrator and author. She spent her childhood drawing and making up stories in Louisville, Ky, studied art at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD, and now resides in Chicago, IL, where she illustrates and writes professionally. She is the author of I Am A Wolf and many more books to come! Her ideas usually come from daydreaming with her sketchbook and past adventures. When she's not drawing or writing, she enjoys reading a good book, playing video games, watching spooky movies, and exploring museums! She is represented by Thao Le of Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.


Time to Recharge, Harper!

Illinois Reads Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2022

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Selected Titles At Your Library

I Am a Wolf
ISBN: 0525553290. OCLC Number: 1050279093

Dial. .

A dog who insists she is a wolf finds the perfect home with a young girl who sees past her prickly personality--

I Love My Fangs!
ISBN: 1534452109. OCLC Number: 1110675934

Simon & Schuster. .

Young Dracula loves his fangs and is very upset after one falls out--especially when the Tooth Fairy tries to take it away.--

I Love My Fur!
ISBN: 1534478957. OCLC Number: 1157605571

Simon & Schuster. .

Big Foot loves his soft, shiny fur so much it begins to affect his relationships with his friends.

Stella, Star Explorer
ISBN: 1534497676. OCLC Number: 1262692733

Simon & Schuster. .

Stella loves the wonders of Outer Space, but it is only when she meets a fellow space traveler looking for a planet that her eyes are opened to the wonders of Earth.

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ISBN: 0525553304. OCLC Number: 1204343011

Dial. .

Harper learns that even busy young robots need to recharge now and then.