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Award-Winning Author Crystal Marcos has been a storyteller her entire life. Being the oldest of five children, she had a lot of entertaining to do. She is a member of SCBWI. Crystal lives on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State with her husband and their daughter, Kaylee. BELLYACHE: A Delicious Tale is her first book.


Average rating: 4.48 · 92 ratings · 54 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Bellyache: A Delicious Tale
4.52 of 5 stars 4.52 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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"Lisa wrote: "I hope you find many books that Kaylee ends up loving!"

Thank you! I did find a thread already started I posted to revive it. Take care!
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Not a Box by Antoinette Portis
" This is a humorous tale about a rabbit and a box (I mean, it's not a box.) The plot is similar to Crispin: The Pig Who Had It All, but it's a much more simple tale, just a conversation between the reader and the rabbit. Still, it speaks to the cre... " Read more of this review »
Crystal Marcos and 2 other people liked Lisa Vegan's review of Not a Box:
Not a Box by Antoinette Portis
" I didn’t really think the ending worked but this very simple book captures perfectly children’s imaginations at play and how boxes (or other objects) can become anything. It reminded me of the box that came with a new stove and what fun my friends... " Read more of this review »
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" Cute! Imaginative! Fun! And totally in the realm of the child's vision. Loved it. "
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Thanks Ronyell!
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date: March 02, 2014 11:19PM
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description: Now Available! A print version of The Boy Who Flew With Eagles. A short middle grade adventure novel written for reluctant readers, especially boys. The eBook version has received thirty-seven four and five star reviews and many readers of the eBook have requested a paperback version. And here it is.
Crystal said: I'll share! =)
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Mailbox kitten is a heartwarming story. The author was able to transport me to the little house in the country with the mailbox that brings them a very special gift from God. It is a story of love and loss with a lesson that true love never really di...more
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Crystal Marcos Cheryl wrote: "Crystal, I've beeen working on a new book for quite some time so haven't been active. Hope things are going well with you.Cheryl"

Hi Cheryl,
Nice to see you back! Balancing writing a book and everything else can be quite challenging.


message 16: by Cheryl

Cheryl Price Crystal, I've beeen working on a new book for quite some time so haven't been active. Hope things are going well with you.Cheryl


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Crystal Marcos Tricia wrote: "Thanks for the recommendation on Zoom and ReZoom. I have already put them on my wish list on Amazon. I have a collection of Wordless books which I used in my third grade classroom to promote idea..."

You are welcome. I really enjoy wordless picture books and I also collect them. Great idea for sparking the children's imaginations!


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Tricia Douglas Thanks for the recommendation on Zoom and ReZoom. I have already put them on my wish list on Amazon. I have a collection of Wordless books which I used in my third grade classroom to promote ideas for story writing. Even 8 year olds love wordless books. Thanks for the info.


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Crystal Marcos William wrote: "Hi Crystal - Thank you for your friendship!
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date Marc..."


I will, thank you.


message 12: by William

William O'Brien Hi Crystal - Thank you for your friendship!
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date March.
Best wishes, William


message 11: by Crystal

Crystal Marcos Donald James wrote: "Hi Crystal,
Thanks for the nice note. So do you live in/near Gig Harbor, Port Orchard, Bremerton??? I lived in Tacoma/Puyallup area for over 25 years.
I'd love to recommend one of my book..."


Thank you Donald, I will send you a Goodreads email.


Donald James Parker Hi Crystal,
Thanks for the nice note. So do you live in/near Gig Harbor, Port Orchard, Bremerton??? I lived in Tacoma/Puyallup area for over 25 years.
I'd love to recommend one of my books. If you are interested in an ebook, give me your email address and I'll email you one for free.
Blessings!
Donald


Crystal Marcos Bradley wrote: "Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

Dreamsbane of Tamalor"
You are welcome!


Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

Dreamsbane of Tamalor


Crystal Marcos For those interested The Kane Chronicles, Book One: The Red Pyramid Chapter Sneak Peek! (Kindle Edition)
on Amazon right now for how long I do not know. http://www.amazon.com/Kane-Chronicles...


Crystal Marcos Just letting those of you who don't know that Rick Riordan will release new demigod generation book and we will see a little Percy Jackson http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/76...


Crystal Marcos Ronyell wrote: "Thank you so much for the friend invitation! I hope we get to talk more about the beauty of children's books together!"

That would be great! I visited your site and I can tell you certainly have a passion for them.


Ronyell Thank you so much for the friend invitation! I hope we get to talk more about the beauty of children's books together!


Crystal Marcos Ann wrote: "Crystal, Have you read Hunger Games by Suzzanne Collins?
She is an excellant YA author. I love her works."


No I haven't but I will have to check it out! Thanks!


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Ann Gomez Crystal, Have you read Hunger Games by Suzzanne Collins?
She is an excellant YA author. I love her works.


Crystal Marcos Hi all! My Bellyache: A Delicious Tale video book trailer is up! I would appreciate if you would take a look! Thank you, Crystal Marcos


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