A former first-grade teacher, Elspeth Campbell Murphy is the author of over one hundred books for children, including the Three Cousins Detective Club chapter book series. She holds an M.A.T. from Oakland University and was honored as a Distinguished Teacher of Reading by the International Reading Association. Ms. Murphy and her husband, Michael, live in Chicago with their cat, MacGuffin.
"Each prayer is an expression of the heart. However teachers use
it, Chalkdust is bound to rub off." -Christian Home and
"This book will remind you that teaching is a high calling and a joy." -Bill Martin, Jr., author of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and founder of International Institute of Literacy conferences