• Kelly Jordan’s debut picture book, THE LITTLE BLUE COTTAGE (Page Street Kids, 2020), received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. Her second picture book, CHASE THE MOON, TINY TURTLE, just released from Page Street in 2021. She is a member of SCBWI and is active in the kidlit community. A lifelong lover of words, Jordan has freelanced for a number of publications including Atlanta magazine, Georgia Travel Guide, Redbook, Southern LivingPasteDarling, and Flavors. Jordan is a Gulf Coast native and a graduate of the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism. She lives in Decatur, Georgia, with her husband, brand new baby boy, cat, and dog. 


  • I write lyrical children’s books inspired by nature, family, and relationships. With my books, I hope to evoke emotion, encourage connection, and spark wonder. 

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