A Story of a Dog and His Boy

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.… Continue reading A Story of a Dog and His Boy

Do You Have an Attention Monster?

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… Continue reading Do You Have an Attention Monster?

Where in Rio is Nate?

Looking for high-pressure sports?  And a bit of a sense of humor?  You and your child must have your own copies of Confessions of a 4th Grade Athlete by LT Garvin. Don't share this one! Geer up for the dynamics of 4th-grade football as  can only be told through the eyes of Nathan. Check out… Continue reading Where in Rio is Nate?

Nate’s Back-to-School Bash

Confessions of a 4th Grade Athlete launches September 8 at the Burkburnett Library.  Time for Nate to hit the football field! Appropriate read for sports fans of all ages and especially for children starting their elementary sports experience. Check out LT Garvin on FB.  Get your autographed copy now.

Is It Time Yet?

Turtle Monkey is so anxious to meet everyone today, she can barely constrain herself. Visit Turtle Monkey and her creator, Jo Fontana, at Park Hill Library 3-5 4705 Montview Blvd. Denver, CO 80207 Win your very own Turtle Monkey! Turtle Monkey and the Big Move, $12.95 Illustrations by Corbin Hillam. Email: turtlemonkeybooks@gmail.com Website: http://www.turtlemonkeybooks.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/turtlemonkeybook Twitter:  https://twitter.com/TurtleMonkey2 Google… Continue reading Is It Time Yet?

Ain’t Nate Great!

Nate, a 4th grader in West Texas, tells his story about life in Sportsville, USA.  The story will ring true to those of you in big football/baseball/basketball states. Appropriate for all children, 4-10 and any adult who likes sports stories! LT Garvin writes with a sly humor that will even make the most stoic adult… Continue reading Ain’t Nate Great!

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

Thinking about School?

Moving and starting a new school can be hard for kids.  So why not start with a little humor?  Turtle Monkey is in that same situation.  Watch how she takes each situation in hand--with some help from Mama Monkey, that is. @crystalpubs2014 @TurtleMonkey2 Turtle Monkey and the Big Move will launch on July 30, 2016… Continue reading Thinking about School?

Hey Denver

Jo Fontana will be reading from her latest book, Turtle Monkey and the Big Move. The launch is July 30 at the Park Hill Library 3-5, 4705 Montview Blvd.  See you there. #crystalpubs2014. Jo will raffle off one of the original monkeys that inspired the series.  Be sure to come early to get a raffle… Continue reading Hey Denver

Turtle Monkey Debuts

Turtle Monkey will launch her new series July 30, 2016.  The event will take place at the Park Hill Library at 4705 Montview Blvd. Denver, Colorado from 3 - 5. Jo will tell you a little about Turtle Monkey and read some excerpts (in her turtle monkey voice). Turtle Monkey will raffle tickets for a… Continue reading Turtle Monkey Debuts