Kathryn is at it again!

Kathryn Scott Landy has a great interest in animal welfare.  Her dogs were her babies. Join us in celebrating Kathryn's 101th birthday.  In honor of that, Crystal Publishing will soon release her Cat Tales.  Proceeds from that book will go to the Sheridan Second Chance Cat Rescue.  Please help us support our furry friends. Kathryn may… Continue reading Kathryn is at it again!

Beat the Heat–READ

If you're trying to stay cool in this record heat, try following Serena the Snail through the lush vegetation of the Pacific Northwest. Serena and her papa have great fun exploring the flora and fauna.  Serena's message is one that resonate in children's ears:  if at first you don't succeed, then try, try again.  Making… Continue reading Beat the Heat–READ

Sparkles is Still Sparkling

Sparkles still needs your help.  So many dogs and so few funds to help them along.  This next campaign goes out to Big Bones Rescue.  They are just recuperating from a fire -- no dog was injured.  Help save a life.  All proceeds go to animal rescue. @crystalpubs2014 Kathryn will be 101 soon.  She has… Continue reading Sparkles is Still Sparkling

Curious and “curiouser”??

So curiosity led you here?  Good.  You're in the right place. Get ready for an amazing journey.  If you are as curious as I am, then follow me.  Together we can all be the "curious-est."  @serenathesnail @crystalpubs2014 Ready?  Let's go... Serena the Curious Little Snail will be available April 27 in two sizes:  9 x… Continue reading Curious and “curiouser”??

A Snail’s Pace

How many times do we just walk past nature's miracles without even noticing?  Papa says it best:  "Pace yourself, Little Snail. There are many secrets to discover and plenty of time." @serenathesnail @crystalpubs2014 An exclusive hardback edition is now available at  http://www.lulu.com/content/hardcover-book/the-curious-little-snail/18364123

Enjoy the magical world of Serena the Snail

What is in the curious little world of snails?  Explore the magic of life and the secrets of nature with Serena the Snail. @serenathesnail @crystalpubs2014 An exclusive limited edition is available at  http://www.lulu.com/content/hardcover-book/the-curious-little-snail/18364123

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

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

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