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Thank you Grand Traverse Woman Magazine!

Thank you Grand Traverse Woman Magazine! Kristy Kurjan’s new board books: The Many Ways To Say I Love You and Dream Sweet Dreams were featured in the July/August 2017 issue of Grand Traverse Woman Magazine. Kandy and Kerry you are an inspiration to all women in Northern Michigan! #grandtraversewoman #traversecity…

Sleepy Time Essentials Giveaway on Instagram

Check out our Instagram account @kpocreative_books for an AWESOME Sleep Time Essentials GIVEAWAY! We teamed up with some AMAZING brands to give you all the essentials you’ll need for naptime and bedtime. We are giving away a copy of Nap-a-Roo board book! One lucky winner will win it ALL! Giveaway…

A Monster Review…

A Monster Review…

We are honored to have Nap-a-Roo picture book reviewed in this month’s issue of Story Monsters Ink Magazine. What a spetacular publication for littles readers!!! (See: Monster Reviews on page 35) Here is a quick synopsis of what reviewer Darleen Wohlfeil had to say: “Oh, there is nothing like the little…

Midwest Book Review:  “Small Press Bookwatch”

Midwest Book Review: “Small Press Bookwatch”

Thank you Midwest Book Review for sharing Nap A Roo Children’s Book in your online book review magazine : August 2015 issue! Nap-a-Roo Children’s Book Review from Midwest Book Review: “Nap-a-Roo” is a brilliant board bedtime book for preschoolers. Winner of multiple awards (2014 silver Moonbeam Award for Best Board…

Horizon Books Author Signing: Traverse City, Michigan

Horizon Books Author Signing: Traverse City, Michigan

Please visit award winning author, Kristy Kurjan, at Horizon Book Store on Friday, August 21st between 5pm- 8pm where she will be signing her latest children’s book, Nap-a-Roo. This book signing is held in conjunction with Traverse City’s Friday Night Live event… A popular lively night for the entire family!…

Frankfurt Book Fair with IBPA

Frankfurt Book Fair with IBPA

Nap-a-Roo board book will be on display at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair, held October 14-18, 2015 with The Independent Book Publisher’s Association Cooperative Booth. Please contact kristy.kurjan@gmail.com for more details.  

The Dorky Daddy: Book Review

The Dorky Daddy: Book Review

Thank you to The Dorky Daddy (www.TheDorkyDaddy.com) for reviewing Nap-a-Roo children’s board book.  We loved hearing your thoughts on the book! In fact, I don’t think you are dorky at all… You sound like an amazing father! Find the complete review at his website: www.TheDorkyDaddy.com

Publisher’s Weekly Review of Nap-a-Roo Board Book: May 2015

Publisher’s Weekly Review of Nap-a-Roo Board Book: May 2015

Publisher’s Weekly, May 2015: “It’s time for a nap-a-roo,/ just like the kangaroo,” begins this nap-encouraging board book from first-time author Kurjan, which is built around rhymes with a long “oo” sound. Readers learn that the kangaroo in question—who wears a striped neckerchief and carries a purple stuffed animal in its…

Finalist in the 9th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards

Finalist in the 9th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Nap-a-Roo Board Book! It is our great pleasure to inform our fans that Nap-a-Roo picture book is a Finalist in the 9th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards. The lists of winners and finalists will be highlighted on the website: www.indieexcellence.com  A word from the awards desk: “The book truly embodies the excellence that this…

JUST ANNOUNCED: THE 2015 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Winners

JUST ANNOUNCED: THE 2015 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Winners

Just announced out of Austin, TX… The 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award Winners.  Nap-A-Roo is honored to receive the 2015 IBPA Silver Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Picture Book (0-3). Here is a little more about this prestigious award: The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, which include fifty-five categories recognizing excellence in book editorial…