Tag Archives: Creston Books

Creston Books ABA Profile

Creston Books has been featured in the American Booksellers Association’s Small Press Profile! This profile covers the birth of Creston Books, Marissa Moss’s role as publisher, and its recent and upcoming titles. Check out the whole article here! “Creston Books, … Continue reading

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Two Creston Books in School Library Journal

Two titles from Creston Books have received great reviews from School Library Journal! Busy Busy! (By Lucy Scott; 9781939547255; Trade Cloth, Picture Book; $15.99) “A sweet story to share one-on-one with a special, busy child. Recommended for most public library … Continue reading

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In a Village By the Sea Wins Northern California Book Award

The 35th annual Northern California Book Awards took place on Sunday, May 15 at Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Library, and celebrated and recognized Northern Californian authors and their best books of 2015. Among the honored was In a … Continue reading

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Three Children’s Books for National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month, meant to celebrate and draw attention to autism acceptance and awareness. These three books are written from the point of view of characters with autism, and highlight the challenges and successes of life on … Continue reading

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with Ada Byron Lovelace

March is Women’s History Month (corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8) and we can think of no better way to honor the achievements of women than with Laurie Wallmark and April Chu’s Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking … Continue reading

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Creston’s Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine Receives Critical Acclaim

One of the most overlooked mathematical figures in history finally gets her due in a new children’s book that is receiving praise from readers and reviewers alike.  First-time children’s book author Laurie Wallmark introduces children to the mathematician credited with … Continue reading

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In a Village By the Sea from Creston Books

We all fell in love with this title when it was presented at Creston Books’ Spring 15 marketing meeting. Written in a spare, lyrical style using fresh, evocative imagery, In a Village by the Sea tells the story of longing … Continue reading

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Wheels of Change from Creston Books

“Gr 4–6—Emily Soper is a 12-year-old who lives in a time of transformation. She sees big changes coming in Washington, DC in 1908—from women’s suffrage to the invention of the automobile. She is even going through a time of personal … Continue reading

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Kirkus Starred Review for Minnie & Moo: Hooves of Fire from Creston Books!

It’s a perfect day for the First Annual Hoot, Holler, and Moo Talent Festival. The sun is shining in a warm autumn sky and the stage is set. Mr. and Mrs. Farmer are away on vacation, Minnie and Moo are … Continue reading

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SLJ Reviews How to Be Human from Creston Books

SLJ reviewed this humorous inside view of how an autistic girl figures out friendship, school, and family published by Creston Books. “Gr 5 Up—Frenz shares eight years of her journals and illustrations that helped her to define herself and draws back a … Continue reading

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