From Dark to Light by Isabella Murphy

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An Interview with a 12- year old Children’s Author – Isabella Murphy

We at Reading With Your Kids believe that everyone has a story to tell, and we recently had the pleasure of talking with a 12-year old children’s author Isabella Murphy, who seems to believe the same thing. Isabella is a fifth grader and has written a picture book titled From Dark to Light, a children’s book about a boy pumpkin named Pumpker. Pumper and his sisters are planted together as seeds and Pumpker longs to be part of a family where he can make children smile and everyone loves him.

In this juicy episode of the podcast, we get to know more about From Dark to Light, When did Isabella start writing, how does she balances her school life and writing commitments, her inspiration for stories and her future plans.

Tune in now to for the great insights and advice shared by this young author & we’re sure you’ll be as amazed as we are!


About the Author

Author Isabella Murphy

Isabella Murphy lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family and two dogs. In addition to writing, Isabella loves sports, music, singing, and dancing. She looks forward to writing more books that bring joy to her readers.


More about From Dark to Light

from Dark to Light

Pumpker, a little boy pumpkin, desires nothing more than to be adopted by a family to make them happy. Planted as a slim white seed along with his sisters, Plumpalicious and Plumpilina, he finds his wish come true as he grows into a pumpkin.



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In this episode, you’ll find out

  • More about From Dark to Light and where did Isabella get an idea to write this book
  • When did Isabella first start writing?
  • Isabella describes her publishing journey
  • How did she deal with teasing at such a young age and how does writing helps her to express her feelings
  • What advice would she like to other kids who aspire to become authors
  • What is she currently working on and much more. Be sure to tune in for all the great insights!


A big Thank You to Isabella for talking to us and sharing her story with our listeners. We are very excited to see what she does next!  We hope you have enjoyed listening to this episode and be sure to keep your eye out for her future books!


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