Jake Saves the World!

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… Continue reading Jake Saves the World!

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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.

Cursive is Alive?

Once all but left for dead, is cursive handwriting making a comeback? - The Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com I have spent hours combing through fonts to find something for children.  I was first alerted that cursive was no longer taught when I sent a handwritten note to a 10-year-old. Finding the right fonts that do no… Continue reading Cursive is Alive?

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!

A Dog and His Boy

"This is my boy, Ham. His real name is Hamlet.  (His parents are big fans of a guy named William Shakespeare.)  Everyone calls him Ham for short...I love Ham more than anyone else.  I've know Ham as long as I can remember...We do everything together.  We are best friends." You've probaby heard of ham and… Continue reading A Dog and His Boy

About Us

Crystal Publishing is a small publishing company in Ft. Collins, Co.  We designed the company based on the underlying premise that authors do not get paid what they're worth.  @crystalpubs2014 And they don't.  Pure and simple.  So we wanted to set the industry on its head:  make it profitable for a writer to make a… Continue reading About Us

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… Continue reading Kathryn is at it again!