Join Red Crayon on His Latest Adventure, 'Diary of a Crayon (Red Gets Lost)'

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The second installment of the Diary of a Crayon Book Series to give readers fun and lesson-filled adventures.

Those who have enjoyed the story of the Crayon family in Diary of a Crayon can now look forward to another delightful and colorful read as mother-daughter team Stephanie Ash and Abbey Lauren Ash Behan publish the second installment of their Crayon Book Series, Diary of a Crayon (Red Gets Lost). This time, readers will follow Red Crayon as he finds his way back home from being lost.

In this second book, Red is taken from his home, the crayon box, by Sally's little sister Emma. He unfortunately becomes lost in the house and must draw on his memories of the lesson Mrs. Squiggle taught in class about “The Important Things To Know If You Get Lost”. Red remains calm, confident and determined to find his way back home. In Diary of a Crayon (Red Gets Lost), readers will follow Red on his exciting adventures through the house with the help of Teddy, the dog. Will he ever get reunited with his big Crayon family?

A humorous tale filled with vibrant illustrations, Diary of a Crayon (Red Gets Lost) is sure to captivate readers while teaching wonderful lessons in life. Both children and parents will giggle as they share a meaningful moment together reading this engaging tale.

Readers will be able to enjoy an animated version of this book on iPad, available soon at Apple iStores. Diary of a Crayon (Red Gets Lost) is also enrolled in Xlibris’ Bookstore Returnability Program, which gives booksellers the convenient option of returning excess stocks through Ingram Distribution. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to

About the Authors
Stephanie Ash is a Canadian-born mother of two beautiful children, Abbey and Brad. She is a Board Certified Obstetrician Gynecologist in practice for fourteen years. As her children have grown up, Dr. Ash has taken an active role in their education. Diary of a Crayon(Red Gets Lost) is the second book of the Diary of a Crayon series. The book series came to life one day after her ten-year-old daughter Abbey came home from school and announced that she had to write a story. She decided that it would be the "Diary of a Crayon". Dr. Ash’s immediate reaction was that it was going to be a very long night. Rather, it proved to be a truly magical, memorable evening working with her daughter and watching her excitement grow as “Red Crayon” struggled with his identity and eventually discovered his importance and acceptance in the world.

Abbey Lauren Ash Behan is a ten-year-old girl from Michigan, who is enjoying fifth grade at Hughes Elementary. She has two turtles, a dog named Teddy, and two fish. She loves to read, write poems and stories, dance, and tease her older brother Brad.

Diary of a Crayon * by Abbey Lauren Ash Behan and Stephanie Ash
Red Gets Lost
Publication Date: November 15, 2010
Picture Book; $21.99; 58 pages; 978-1-4568-0174-8
Picture Book Hardcover; $27.99; 58 pages; 978-1-4568-0175-5

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