Meet Our Youngest Author

Ellen Raine has been writing since elementary school.  Splat! is the result of a teacher's great idea to get kids interested in writing.  Ellen is the secretary of the National Junior Honor Society, an accomplished ballerina who is performing in New York this month, and an outstanding cook. @crystalpubs2014

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

Let your curiosity go!

Serena is a curious little snail who is exploring the world "one slime trail at a time." Young has provided a great educational tale for curious children. Her illustrations have fantastic detail and color. The Curious Little Snail is now available only as an exclusive limited edition. 12.75 x 10.75 Hard back  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