KPO Creative LLC

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 four board books in our Creative Kids Series by award-winning author, Kristy Kurjan.  The Creative Kids Board Book Series includes four titles: I Spy… A Pig in A Plane, 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. They are also available wholesale through, and – Contact for a special offer when you sign up to shop via wholesale. Stay tuned for more exciting titles coming from KPO Creative LLC.

KPO Creative LLC
P.O. Box 1759
Traverse City, MI 49685-1759
Facebook: @creativebabybook
Instagram: @creativebabybook & @stylishupnorth


Author: Kristy Kurjan is based out of Traverse City, Michigan. She is an author, mother, and owner of KPO Creative LLC.  Kristy runs a Northern Michigan lifestyle website 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 

Illustrator: Tyler Parker
Visit his latest work at

THe Many ways to say I love you

Michigan author, Washington illustrator, printed in the USA

Kristy Kurjan’s The Many Ways To Say I Love You illustrate how to enjoy the gift of love with our friends and family. From a high-five, a belly laugh and time shared in play… Kindness and joy are simple pleasures that are found throughout life’s journey. The book’s “early reader” style poetry shows special moments children share with their loved ones: “When holding hands to cross the road… mom squeezes three times, it is our special code.” The colorful and quirky illustration
s make this book enjoyable for babies, toddlers, and adults.

Printed in the USA. Published in 2017. Written by Kristy Kurjan. Illustrated by Tyler Parker. Published by KPO Creative LLC out of Travers City, Michigan. 

Michigan author, Washington illustrator, printed in the USA

This board book celebrates the joy of creativity through dreams. Its bright illustrations bring a smile to both young and old. The short and sweet rhyming text is ideal for bedtime reading. There are endless possibilities for what children can imagine. From penguins eating ice cream to cute cuddle bugs, what do you dream? 

Printed in the USA. Published in 2017. Written by Kristy Kurjan. Illustrated by Tyler Parker. Published by KPO Creative LLC out of Travers City, Michigan. 

Michigan author, Washington illustrator, printed in the USA

I Spy… A Pig In A Plane is a colorful board book that teaches shapes, colors, and numbers through adorable illustrations. Children are enchanted by the whimsical animals and engaging forms of transpiration.

Published in 2019. Printed in the USA. Written by Kristy Kurjan. Illustrated by Tyler Parker. Published by KPO Creative LLC out of Travers City, Michigan. 

Michigan author, Washington illustrator, printed overseas

 It’s time for a nap-a-roo just like the kangaroo. Little ones can’t get enough of this adorable board book. 
With colorful images and imaginative text, your little one will fall in love with the story. Fast, fun, and engaging, Nap-a-Roo makes sleepy time special for children and parents! This board book makes an excellent gift for new parents and small toddlers. It is a popular product for newborn gift registries.

Published in 2014. Printed overseas. Written by Kristy Kurjan. Illustrated by Tyler Parker. Published by KPO Creative LLC out of Travers City, Michigan. 

MORE KPO Creative LLC Information: 

Press inquires and Review Copies:  For all press and event  inquires please contact To request a review copy of one of our titles, please send the following details to
-Requested book title and author name
– Your name and publication in which the review will appear
– Complete contact information (mailing address, e-mail address, phone number)
-Please note that electronic review copies of our forthcoming titles might be available, please inquire.

Submissions:  KPO Creative LLC is not currently accepting submissions at this time.

Foreign Rights: Please contact regard any foreign rights enquires.

For immediate download in ebook format, it is available on (Kindle)

KPO Creative is a creative company that focuses on publishing baby and toddler board books.  In addition, our company is constantly in development and encompasses a variety of “creative” endeavors including: 

KPO Creative Writing & Styling: Kristy Kurjan has been a freelance writer and stylist for multiple publications including curating the Northern Michigan blog/website:  For writing and styling enquires please contact:

KPO Creative Photography/ Kurjan Photo: Photography is one of Kristy Kurjan’s outlets and has become more than just a hobby.  As a photographer, Kurjan enjoys fashion photography, nature shots, and family photoshoots. Find images from Kristy Kurjan on Getty Image’s, clickhere to access Kurjan Photo’s iStock portfolio where you can view and purchase.

Privacy Policy/ KPO Creative LLC: KPO Creative LLC is the parent company to ABC Toy Reviews and Kurjan Photo. Your privacy is very important to KPO Creative LLC. This is a bit more detail to help understand how KPO Creative will collect, use, communicate, and disclose and make use of personal information. We will not rent, sell, lease, or give away any of your personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you accept the practices described here.

Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected. We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date. We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

KPO Creative LLC may use cookies and tracking technology which are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Third parties such as our advertisers may also use cookies to collect information in the course of serving ads to you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Google, in particular, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Information collected by third-parties.

We may allow third-party companies that use tracking technologies, such as cookies or pixels, to record IP information about users who visit or interact with our website. Our website does not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness. Some of these third-party advertising companies may be advertising networks that are members of the Network Advertising Initiative which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies.

Distribution Of Information

We do not share your personally identifiable information to any third party for marketing purposes. However, we may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place.

Commitment To Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. The only authorized staff of this site (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt-out of further mailings.

RSS And Email Subscriptions

This website records information about how people access our RSS feeds, but does not collect any personally identifying information from or about our RSS subscribers. This website’s feed services collect the e-mail addresses of individuals that subscribe to our RSS feed via e-mail. Individual information about subscribers to this website’s feed is held in strict confidence; we will not release or disclose any specific subscriber information under any circumstances unless required by law. Aggregated information stripped of any personally identifiable information may be disclosed.


Comments submitted to this website are the responsibility of the commenter. We reserve the right to remove or edit comments at our discretion. Site URLs (if provided) are published along with comments. E-mail addresses are required with the submission of comments but are not disclosed unless the commenter deliberately does so him/herself by entering the e-mail address in the main comment box in addition to the box clearly labeled for the e-mail address.

KPO Creative LLC reserves the right to delete any comments that it deems not beneficial to the readership. This includes but is not limited to comments containing profanity, self-promotion, harassment, threats, or spam of any sort.

External Links

The web site contains links to other websites not owned by the owner of this website. We will not, and cannot, control how your personal information is used on these other websites. Consult the privacy policies of the linked websites to see how they use your information

Privacy Contact Information

If You Have Any Questions, Concerns, Or Comments About Our Privacy Policy Or Terms And Conditions You May Contact Us.

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

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