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?


B.E.A.R Day Book Signing: October 2nd 3-5PM

Kristy Kurjan is happy to be a part of Pathfinder School and Horizon Book’s B.E.A.R. Day on Thursday, October 2nd. She will be signing books at Horizon Book Store in Traverse City on Front street at 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM that day!

Here is more information no the event:

Each year, Horizon Books partners with Pathfinder for Be Excited About Reading Day. Horizons generously donates a percentage of the days proceeds towards the school. You can purchase books, gift certificates for future use and toys either in person or by phone knowing that a small portion of that sale will come back to the school in kind. Plan ahead for Christmas shopping and buy gift certificates. Have grandparents call in to order books over the phone. We also have a Pathfinder table near the front entrance with crates filled with “wish list” books selected by teachers for their classroom or school library. You can fill out a personalized book plate and then buy books that will be donated towards the school.

DATE: 10/2/2014 (Thu 8:00AM – 9:00PM) (Nap-a-Roo from 3-5 PM at Horizon Books)

LOCATION: Horizon Books on Front Street


About Kristy Kurjan

Kristy Kurjan is the author of Nap-a-Roo children’s board book. Based out of Traverse City, Michigan she is a writer, stylist, and creative entrepreneur. Mother to identical twin boys, the fun never stops! She enjoys running, boating, and reading to her family.

Kristy Kurjan

TV 7&4’s Melissa Smith takes time to talk with Nap-a-Roo’s Kristy Kurjan

Recently I had the honor of sitting down with UpNorth Live’s Melissa Smith on TV 7&4 to talk about Nap-a-Roo and the importance of reading to your young children. Watch our interview, it was a lot of fun at 6:30 am on a Monday morning!

Nap-A-Roo for kids & parents – Monday, July 28, 2014
author_281TRAVERSE CITY — Author, Kristy Kurjan sat down with 7&4’s Melissa Smith to talk about her recent children’s book, “Nap-A-Roo” during 7&4 News Today. Kurjan, is a mother of two-year-old twin boys and knows the struggles parents can sometimes face when it comes to naptime. With that in mind, Kurjan wrote “Nap-A-Roo” to help parents make that smooth transition from play to sleep.

With colorful images and an engaging storyline, Kurjan says the book is a chance for kids to not only love naptime, but to enjoy reading. Kurjan will have a book signing Thursday, July 31st from 2 to 4 p.m. at Horizon Books in Traverse City. The book is also available at Sweet Pea Baby Boutique in Traverse City, Bright Blooms Kinderplay in Traverse City and The Bookstore in Frankfort.

For more information you can watch the video link above or check out the “Nap-A-Roo” Facebook page by clicking here.