Write AND Help Dogs


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 be blind, but she will autograph your book!

Copies of Sparkles are also still available.  Proceeds from that sale go to the Big Bones Canine Rescue in Windsor, Co.


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

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Kathryn will be 101 soon.  She has also written a story about a cat and another one about a mouse.  Soon to be published.  Not bad for a blind woman–you can do anything you want to if your heart is in the right place.

Need Some Ideas for Kids?


Jake is a  2015 Moonbeam prize winner for children’s books.

Invasion is a cute story about germs.

Sparkles tells her journey of a going from sadness to happiness.  All proceeds from this book are donated to animal rescue.  You can have a book and do something kind at the same time.

Only a limited number are left, so get yours now.  If you are in the Colorado area, we can get a copy to you without postage.


Secret to a Long, Happy Life?


The Power of Pets: Creating a Connection

By Barbara Worthington

Animals can open the lines of  communication with older adults, diminish their isolation, and even improve physical conditions.

Americans have long been a society of animal lovers. Animals provide companionship, unconditional love, and lifelong friendship. In 2007, 71.1 million U.S. households owned some type of pet, according to the American Pet Product Manufacturers Association. The study indicates that those households owned approximately 73.9 million dogs and 90.5 million cats.

These figures reinforce the knowledge that animals hold a special place in our homes and our hearts. Relationships with animals develop into bonds that strengthen significantly over time.


Author of the Month


Kathryn Scott Landy, Author

To celebrate her 100th birthday, the author wrote a book about her favorite pet dog. A retired educator, she began teaching in a one-room school during the Great Depression and then in a bomb shelter during World War II. She currently resides in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Over her 45-year career, Mrs. Landy has taught generations of children the joys of reading. She hopes Sparkles will continue to encourage children to read and preserve her legacy. 

Copies will be available at the Laramie County Library after Labor Day.

Please help us continue our campaign to rescue animals. Available from lulu.com Proceeds donated to Animal Rescue!

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