News & Events

October 6, 2022
Oakland Author Wins Prestigious Moonbeam Children’s Book Award
Press Release
The Awesome Animals series by Kelly Tills wins gold medal for Best Picture Book Series at the 2022 Moonbeam Awards. More…
May 12, 2022
Snakes Have No Legs, But They’re Slithering Straight Into Readers Hearts (And Funny Bones!)
Press Release
Kirkus has just published it’s review of Snakes Have No Legs, calling it “A tongue-in-cheek look at snakes that will make kids giggle.” More…
May 7, 2022 → May 8, 2022
Kelly Tills at the Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley, CA
I never really got a chance to connect in person due to the pandemic, so WOW am I excited to meet some readers. Festival details here.
April 13, 2022
New Release: Meow Is Not a Cat
Read more about the book here, or buy it here.
April 11, 2022
Parents Prefer Easter Gifts (And Chickens) Over Candy to Fight the Pandemic Pounds
Press Release
Easter Basket Trends for The New Normal
March 22, 2022
New Release: Chicks Don’t Eat Candy
Final book in the Awesome Animals Series. Now available on Amazon.
November 15, 2022
San Francisco Design Firm and East Bay Author Team Up to Donate Books to Children International
Press Release
Children International will receive 200 Spanish language books from the award winning Awesome Animals. More…
December 3, 2022 → December 4, 2022
Super Holiday Boutique
Come browse this indoor holiday shopping experience in Concord, CA — Gifts for everyone in the family, and of course, I'll be present and signing books. Details here.