Curly Crew Books
Join 6 cute black and brown kids with beautiful curly hair in a colorful, fun series as they deal with the biggest developmental hurdles for any young kid!
I Am Not Sleepy!: A preschool and toddler book for bedtime and naps by Martika Staples (2021)
A lovable bedtime story, featuring diverse characters, respectful parenting techniques and a fun storyline
This lovable bedtime story is relatable to both children and their parents. It features an adorable set of diverse characters. The simple, straightforward dialogue incorporates respectful parenting techniques and empathetic messaging, offering peaceful ideas to make bedtime easier.
It's bedtime for Emmy but she will do everything she can to avoid it! Can her mom overcome to challenge of putting this silly, restless girl to sleep?
Publishers: Curly Crew Books LLC
I Have So Many Feelings! by Markita Staples (Author), Julie Kaufmann (Illustrator) (2021)
Emotions can be difficult...especially for Gavin. Happy, sad, curious, angry...how will he ever cope with it all?
This endearing picture book is perfect for young children learning how to understand confusing emotions. Kids can easily identify with Gavin as he deals with the different feelings he experiences during the day.
From the bestselling Curly Crew Series, this is a great book for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and young children. Focuses on the important topic of social emotional development, from conquering fears to expressing feelings.
Publishing: Curly Crew Books LLC
Reading Age: 2-12 years
I Love Being Me! by Martika Staples-Green (2021)
A story for children that celebrates diversity and self-love in the language that kids understand best: FUN! The six adorable kids of the Curly Crew shine bright in this fun and affirming story. I love my curly hair... I love my brown skin... I love my feet...Uncle loves it when they are right in his face! This is a self-empowerment journey that both kids and their parents will find relatable. The boys and girls of the Curly Crew admire different parts of their bodies and fully embrace the qualities that make them unique. It's a book that is both confidence-boosting, and silly enough to keep any child engaged. Parents and children can look forward to a story time full of smiles and laughter.
Publisher: Curly Crew Books LLC
Age Range: 4-6 years
What If School Is Scary? by Markita Staples (Author), Julie Kaufmann (Illustrator) (2021)
A perfect story for little ones with the first day of school jitters, or those that struggle with any fears around going to school. Miles does not want to go to school. He tries to convince his Dad that he should stay home and uses every excuse he can find. Will school be just as scary as he thinks, or will he find a way to have fun after all?
A relatable story for young children ages 2-6, and perfectly targeted to students in preschool, pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and beyond! Features a humorous dialogue between Miles and his Dad, diverse characters, and pages of entertainment that create a great storytime experience for young children, parents, and teachers.
What Should I Do Today by Markita Staples (Author), Julie Kaufmann (Illustrator) (2021)
It is a fun and engaging read in rhyme that features simple wording, bright colors and diverse characters. Parents will appreciate the underlying theme that encourages young children to engage in a variety of enriching, developmental activities.
Emmy, Miles, Melody, Cameron, Summer, and Gavin explore some of their favorite activities. Whether it's blowing bubbles, reading books, or playing at the park they find so many different ways to spend the day. Poor Gavin fears that he's run out of ideas. Will he find a way to turn this around in the end? Find out in this fun read, and smile along with your little one as you take this journey with the Curly Crew!
Bonus: The paperback includes a LIFETIME warranty! We know that little kids like to thoroughly explore books and this one may endure some tearing and crumpling. Just send us your tattered copy and we'll send you a fresh, new book at any time.
Targeted to boys and girls ages 0 - 5, it is perfect story for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and early readers.