BEAR: Be Excited About Reading Day

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10am: Former PreK teacher Trisha Short reads children’s favorites
3pm: Book signing & reading of Nap-A-Roo by local children’s author Kristy Kurjan
3:15-5pm: Book signing by Pathfinder Parent and counselor Joe Sanok (“Mental Wellness Parenting”)
4pm: Elementary Science teacher Dawn Iott reads Mrs Frizzle & the Magic School bus (dressed as Mrs Frizzle)

Special thanks to Maria Tucker for designing such a stunning window display this year!!983803_10154692380480249_5115935206522446836_n

Story Hour at Horizon Books: Friday, December 5th 10am

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Please join Nap-a-Roo’s Kristy Kurjan for Story Hour at Horizon Books on Friday, December 5th at 10 am. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft. Here are the details:

Fall Story Hour at Horizon Books in Traverse City

Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

243 E Front St
Traverse City , Michigan
49684 United States

Baby reading Nap-a-Roo Board Book

About KPO Creative LLC

KPO Creative LLC is a creative publishing company based out of Traverse City, Michigan. It’s current featured project is Nap-a-Roo, a children’s board book written by Kristy Kurjan and illustrated by Tyler Parker. The adorable nap-time book will arrive on shelves in late summer 2014.

KPO Creative LLC

P.O. Box 1759

Traverse City, MI 49685-1759

Wholesale and press please contact:

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About Tyler Parker

Tyler Parker is the talented illustrator of Nap-a-Roo children’s board book. He is an illustrator/ukulele enthusiast currently residing in Seattle, 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:

Tyler Parker

The Bookstore: Frankfort, MI

The Bookstore Frankfort MIWow, thank you Frankfort Bookstore, for putting Nap-a-Roo in your front window all summer long. For those of you that don’t know, Frankfort, is one of the “cutest little towns” in Michigan (or in the world! We are honored to be sold in your amazing book store.



Bella Belli Maternity: Birmingham, MI

Bella Belli Maternity

Birmingham, Michigan is the town I grew up in… And boy has it become adorable (not that it wasn’t before)!  This town is filled with fun shopping and great places to eat! One of the best stores in town is Bella Belli Maternity on Old Woodward.  Not only does it carry Nap-a-Roo Board Book but it is stocked with baby clothes, accessories, and mom-to-be wear. A little more information:

Welcome to Bella Belli online, voted metro Detroit’s “Best Maternity Store” by WDIV Channel 4 for the last 5 years! Located in the North Old Woodward district of Birmingham, Michigan, Bella Belli carries everything you need to celebrate your pregnancy without sacrificing your style. You will find fashionable maternity clothes and accessories, plus unique must-haves such as skin care products, layette, crib bedding, baby gifts, and nursing apparel.

Check out the best in maternity from Ingrid & Isabel, Japanese Weekend, Olian, Ripe, Maternal America, Michael Stars, Citizens of Humanity, Lilac and many, many more trendy lines. Bella Belli also has a wide range of diaper bags from Petunia Pickle Bottom, Cake, Storksak and Diaper Dude.

Bella Belli Maternity
790 North Old Woodward
Birmingham, MI 48009

888-MI-BELLI (888-642-3554)

Store Hours
Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm EST
Thursday 10am – 6pm EST
Evening and Sunday hours by appointment only
Ordering Online

Ordering by Phone

Prefer to chat, ask questions and order at the same time? Call during business hours and we can help right over the phone. (See above for phone number and hours.) We may even have a few items in the store that aren’t on our website. Orders are processed Tuesday through Friday, excluding holidays. All weekday orders received after 1pm EST will be processed the following business day.

Bella Belli with Nap-a-Roo

Tumbleweeds Toy Store at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

Tumbleweeds Toy Store at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in Acme, Michigan now carries Nap A Roo Children’s Book! Next time you are in the area check out their fabulous selection of children’s toys!!!  Here is a link to the Grand Traverse Resort’s website which showcases a small shopping mall on it’s first level.  If you are in the area make sure to stop by Dylan’s Candy Bar to grab some of your favorite sweets…. Gummy bears anyone?