“Robyn was both informative and entertaining, but what made it most impactful was her former professional teacher persona smoothly reading, pausing, asking questions, engaging, redirecting, and defining concepts like “theme.” -Julie Jolliffe, 4th grade teacher

Robyn McGrath

Region: South

Categories: Chapter Books Picture Books

Genres: Nonfiction

As a children’s writer and play therapist, Robyn McGrath (robynmcgrathwrites.com) believes that books help us navigate life experiences. Stories connect us, by allowing us to feel seen and heard. Whether she’s writing fiction or nonfiction, she hopes her stories excite and inspire her readers, while fostering an understanding of self and others. Robyn’s picture books include: Dolly! The Story of Dolly Parton and Her Big Dream, illustrated by Ellen Surrey, There’s Always Room for One More, illustrated by Ishaa Lobo, A Mind of Her Own: The Story of Agatha Christie, illustrated by Liz Wong, and Wide Open Spaces-slated for summer 2025 with Blue Dot Kids Press. Robyn lives in Austin, TX with her husband, two children, a Labrador retriever, and a friendly cat they found camping.  

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Books by Robyn McGrath

Region: South

Categories: Chapter Books Picture Books

Genres: Nonfiction