Author of the Month

Meet Ashley M. Young. Illustrator and Fine Artist @SerenatheSnail Ashley's masters in education and research in empathy development illuminated the power of storytelling. Stories can educate, inspire, and capture the imagination. Listening to and reading stories can be an active learning experience where students become a part of the narrative. Her passion for animal conservation and… Continue reading Author of the Month

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Lessons in Publishing

I've been reading and writing all my life.  I was chief editor for a small company and a larger one.  I spent about 2 years mapping out  strategies for my own company and then leaped into the business about a year ago. You win some; you lose some -- but you always learn something. @crystalpubs2014… Continue reading Lessons in Publishing

The Curious Little Snail

The Curious Little Snail not only captivates children with colorful illustrations and delightful characters but also encourages children to explore the world around them. Papa Snail teaches Little Snail that failure is not a bad thing because that’s how you learn. Young does an excellent job of presenting scientific inquiry as a fun and fascinating… Continue reading The Curious Little Snail

Confessions of a 4th Grade Athlete

Do you like sports?  Does school get in the way?  No matter what your favorite sport is Nate has something to say.  Written from the point of view of a 4th-grade boy, this book is guaranteed to make you laugh and bring back memories.  @lanabroussard @crystalpubs2014  Coming February, 2015

Sparkles is still sparkling

Sparkles is our #1 seller for 2015.  The author has donated over $1250 to animal rescues.  @crystalpubs2014 Thank you, Kathryn, for all the kind work you have done on the behalf of animals in need. Just shows you what you can do when you turn 100!!  Stay tuned for her latest book, Cat Tales.  All… Continue reading Sparkles is still sparkling

Look Who’s Back

Turtle Monkey is back with more entertaining adventures. @turtlemonkey2 @crystalpubs2014 Turtle Monkey and the Big Move is the first in a series by Jo Fontana.  Turtle Monkey has many issues to deal with in just a short time:  she moves, has to find friends, and has to adjust to a new school.  All goes well until the… Continue reading Look Who’s Back