Hey Cheyenne! Black Dog (to the) Rescue!

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The action starts Saturday morning.  The bookstore will be open all day.  This is your opportunity to visit with authors and do some early shopping.  Or read a book and dream about dogs.  Proceeds go to Black Dog Rescue.  You will also have the chance to win a raffle basket for the dogs.

Books from Crystal Publishing will be on sale:

Jack Gregson & The Forgotten Portal–a Moonbeam prize winner for 2017.  Jack and his cousins explore the mystery behind a door that has been locked for centuries.  Peter Wilson

Sparkles–the story of a little dog who was taken away from her mother and siblings and left at a pet store.  One day a woman sees her in her cage and rescues the poor little dog.  Sparkles’ life certainly changes.  KE Landy

Eggs with Ham–Eggs is a very curious dog.  He and his boy Ham go on many adventures. Corbin Hillam

Eggs with Cheese–Eggs is still curious and this time it’s a MOUSE!  EEEK! Corbin Hillam

Opel the Little Red Opal–a fun car story for the whole family, esp. Dad.  Corbin Hillam

The Purple Group–potty training?  Might as well bring in the troops!  Corbin Hillam

Splat!–Lucas doesn’t fit in and all the others are bullying.  Help Lucas get his wings and fly! Ellen Raine

The Curious Little Snail–Serena and her papa go on an adventure of scientific inquiry.  Great STEM book. Ashley Young

Turtle Monkey and the Big Move–TM has to move.  The adjustment isn’t easy, but TM can always make the best of a bad situation. Jo Fontana

Turtle Monkey and the Unfriendly Mushrooms–be careful what you eat!  TM has a bad tummy ache. Jo Fontana

A Turtle Monkey Halloween–TM’s favorite time of the year, and of course she fills it with mischief and mayhem. Jo Fontana

A Turtle Monkey Yule–When TM starts singing about Christmas, you know something is up.  Jo Fontana

Animals Galore–explore 4 whimsical characters in a Dr. Seuss-style setting.  LT Garvin

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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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Beat the Heat–READ

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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 a mistake is a great learning experience.  Don’t fear failure.  Even tiny little Serena learns that lesson.

Written and illustrated by Ashley Young.  Now available at lulu.com.

Ashley’s launch is forthcoming.  Stay tuned for the date.

The book comes as a coffee table style book.  The images are bold and beautiful.

A soft cover version is also available.  No matter which one appeals to you, the lesson remains the same.  Papa is a wise one.

Jake and His Fancy Recycle Truck is Back

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Jake is still busy saving the environment.  Cheer for him as our recycle hero sets out to save the world.  This is the second edition of this book, a 2015 Moonbeam Winner. @crystalpubs2014

The perfect book for teaching children the importance of preserving our environment.

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Second edition coming soon, AND there’s a sequel you’ll certainly enjoy.

Illustrations by Corbin Hillam.