About KPO Creative LLC

KPO Creative LLC is a creative children’s publishing company based out of Traverse City, Michigan.  Our primary objective is producing creative content for children featuring three board books in our Creative Kids Series by award-winning author, Kristy Kurjan.  The Creative Kids Board Book Series includes three titles: Nap-a-Roo, Dream Sweet Dreams & The Many Ways To Say I Love You.  These books represent sweet and simple poetry for early readers.  Kristy Kurjan’s first book, Nap-A-Roo, illustrated by Tyler Parker, has won numerous awards in the children’s book industry.  These adorable board books are available throughout the US and Canada and distributed by Small Press United/IPG out of Chicago, IL.  Stay tuned for more exciting titles coming from KPO Creative LLC.

KPO Creative LLC
P.O. Box 1759
Traverse City, MI 49685-1759



Author: Kristy Kurjan is based out of Traverse City, Michigan. She is an author, mother, and owner of KPO Creative LLC.  She is a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), Running In Heels Organization, and avid volunteer with Help In Heels women’s charity. She is the author of books in her Creative Kids Board Book Series: I Spy… A Pig In A Plane, Nap-a-Roo, Dream Sweet Dreams, and The Many Ways To Say I Love You.  Her first board book, Nap-A-Roo, received national awards including the 2015 Silver IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Picture Book (0-3), the 2014 Silver Moonbeam Award for Best Board Book, and was named a finalist in the 9th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards.  She has written for numerous publications including Bay Life North Magazine, Northern Express, Traverse Weddings, and many others.  In an effort to share the joys of her work, Kurjan has participated in various morning news shows, radio, podcasts, blogs, and print interviews.  She is always up for a new adventure and enjoys meeting interesting people. Mother to three beautiful children, the fun never stops. She enjoys running, boating, traveling, and reading to her family.

Follow her at: 
Instagram: @creativebabybook & @stylishupnorth
Pintrest: @creativebooks
Twitter: @kpocreative


Benjamin Franklin Award Nap-a-Roo Board Book Winner



Illustrator: Tyler Parker is the talented illustrator of Nap-a-Roo children’s board book. He is an illustrator/ukulele enthusiast currently residing in SeaTyler Parkerttle, Washington. After spending the greater part of his developmental years in a small town in the Adirondacks he received his BFA in illustration from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2007 before escaping to sail the usually figurative high seas. He completed his MA in Sequential Design and Illustration from the University of Brighton in 2009. His favorite food combination is pretzels and ginger ale. Visit his work at: www.TheArtofTylerParker.com


Find KPO Creative’s “Creative Kids” board book series in these (and many more!) retail store locations:

Barnes & Noble: US & Canada
Sweet Pea Baby Boutique: Traverse City, MI
Millie & Pepper: Traverse City, MI
Horizon Book Stores: Traverse City, MI
The Potting Shed: Chelsea, MI
The Little Seedling: Ann Arbor, MI
Tumbleweeds: The Grand Traverse Resort, Acme, MI
Hop Scotch Children’s Boutique: Grand Rapids, MI
The Bookstore: Frankfort, MI
The Princess & The Pirate and Fido: Suttons Bay, MI
Toy Harbor: Traverse City, MI
Bright Blooms KinderPlay: Traverse City, MI
WynnRuby.com: Austin, TX
The Blanket Lady: Rochester Hills, MI
Elf Cafe: Traverse City, MI
Sol Baby, Hermosa Beach, CA

The Creative Kids Series of board books are now available for purchase online: Amazon.com , The Little Seedling Online Boutique, www.WynnRuby.com, The Blanket Lady,and many other outlets.

For immediate download in ebook format it is available on: Amazon.com (Kindle)

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