Billy Murphy Jr.’s Newly Released “Hark, the Angel Harold Sings” Is a Wonderful Tale of Embracing the Uniqueness of Oneself and Heeding God’s Specific Plans

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“Hark, the Angel Harold Sings” from Christian Faith Publishing author Billy Murphy Jr. is a beautiful narrative that follows a short, chubby, and clumsy banjo-playing angel as God gives him a list of things to do in order to discover and receive his angelic gift.

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“Hark, the Angel Harold Sings”: a light-hearted story about Harold, an angel whose differences brought him so much insecurities and feelings of worthlessness, as he is given chores that lead him to something unexpected. “Hark, the Angel Harold Sings” is the creation of published author Billy Murphy Jr., a writer who was born and raised in Jacksonville, North Carolina. He started playing guitar about the age of ten, which led him to songwriting. By the age of twenty-one, he was playing and writing songs in a bluegrass gospel band.

Murphy Jr. writes, “Meet Harold. He is short, chubby, and a bit clumsy, and oh yeah, he’s an angel. Harold is very different from all the other angels, and this makes him unsure of himself. It makes him feel worthless. In this adventure, we find Harold wanting his angelic singer voice. God gives Harold a list of chores that he must complete in order to receive his angelic singing voice. With Harold’s clumsy attempt to complete his chores, he messes up more than he helps. This makes him feel like he can’t do anything right, that he cannot be used. But by the end of his quest to get his singing voice, something unexpected happens. Something that gives Harold his biggest chore yet. Does Harold complete his final chore without messing up? Would he receive his angelic singing voice? And more importantly, would Harold overcome his fear of being different?”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Billy Murphy Jr.’s new book is a comforting reminder to every young reader that their presence in this world is important. They are needed, and are capable of being who they want to be and doing whatever they set their minds onto.

View a synopsis of “Hark, the Angel Harold Sings” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Hark, the Angel Harold Sings” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Hark, the Angel Harold Sings,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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