Football season (from the eyes of a 4th grader)

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Ms. Deacon my reading teacher, gave us some great homework:  ‘Read at least 30 minutes tonight and find some new vobabulary words.’

I immediately want to know:  ‘is there a book to check out with a lot of football pictures in it?’

And yes, there is.  Check out Confessions of a 4th Grade Athlete, by L.T. Garvin, new from Crystal Publishing.

Animal Lovers Unite!

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Crystal Publishing has several children’s books featuring animals for Holiday gifts. Check out our recent selections.

The Curious Little Snail, by Ashley Young

Eggs with Ham, by Corbin Hillam

Sparkles, by Kathryn Scott Landy

Animals Galore, by L.T. Garvin

And of course, what could be complete without a Turtle Monkey?

Turtle Monkey and the Big Move

       Turtle Monkey and the Unfriendly Mushroom

       A Turtle Monkey Yule

 

Jake Saves the World!

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Jake the Happy Trash Truck has a very important job. He picks up the trash in his neighborhood to help keep his town clean and safe. Jake is very good at his job and takes pride in helping those around him.

What makes trash fun?  Jake the Happy Trash Truck, of course.  Follow Jake as he takes on trash troubles and recycles them to perfection.

This is the perfect book to teach recycling and the value of our environment.  Appropriate for all ages, superhero included.

Follow the adventures of Jake at Osbornesbooks.com.

Now on sale at lulu.com.  Also available in Spanish.

Explore the World of The Curious Little Snail and Join Her Blog Now!

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A Story of a Dog and His Boy

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I don’t know why Ham wants to go to school when we have so much fun at home.  I’m curious.

Corbin Hillam is launching his release of Eggs with Ham October 22 in the Denver area.  Stay tuned for details.

Ham and Eggs is perfect for a young boy, especially one who loves his dog.

Follow the adventures of Eggs the Dog in this delightful new series, Eggs the Dog and Friends.

Written and illustrated by Corbin Hillam. Corbinhillamdesign.com

Romance is HEA

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If you’re looking for romance in all the wrong places, check out Crystal Publishing @ crystalpublishingllc.com

Blemished Beauty by Brenda Hodnett has been released.  The launch will be October 13-15 in Salt Lake City. Stop by and meet the author.  Details of Brenda’s signings will be announced as we get closer to the date.

Blemished Beauty will be available at Deseret Books, King’s English, Weller Book Works in Salt Lake and Wolverine Books in Colorado.

Stay tuned as our audience grows.  Romance is your Happy Ever After!

Cover by Deanna Estes, Lotus Design

Do You Have an Attention Monster?

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The Attention Monster spots me and SNAP!  He’s stolen my concentration.  This usually happens during school at a time when I can be easily trapped…My mind bounces around and then suddenly something grabs me and pulls me out the window.  Dragons, giants, and superheroes frequently yank me outside.

And so Nathan starts school and the Attention Monster takes him into the world of 4th-grade athletics.

This hilarious tale of school and sports is now available on lulu.com.  Visit LT Garvin on FaceBook.