Children to Embark on Another Great Crayon Adventure!

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Mother-Daughter authors release the third installment of the ‘Diary of a Crayon’ series with more fun and lessons

From the prolific minds of authors Abbey Lauren Ash Behan and Stephanie Ash come another collaborative work of delight as they release the Diary of a Crayon (Green Gets Bullied), the third installment of an exciting, lesson-filled series. This time around, readers are introduced to a new character, Green Crayon. Follow Green on his journey to discover why everyone is special in their own way.

Green and all of his seven brothers and sisters are excited. It is Emma's first day of school and they are thrilled to be going with her. During class, the crayons, especially Green, are determined to help Emma do a good job on her pictures. His excitement turns to dismay when he is bullied by his brother Blue. Blue brags about coloring the vast skies and the powerful ocean, and teases Green about his unimportant role in coloring the grass that people walk on and the ugly seaweed. Emma likewise is experiencing similar problems. The kids at school are laughing at her because she colors outside the lines. Will Green and Emma overcome the teasing and prove that they have special talents too?

Diary of a Crayon (Green Gets Bullied) imparts to the reader the importance of recognizing one's skills and that of others. It illustrates why it is okay to "color outside the lines". We are not all alike and being different is not a bad thing. We should all celebrate our differences.

Diary of a Crayon (Green Gets Bullied) will be available in Audio Book format.

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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 (Green Gets Bullied) is the third book in the Diary of a Crayon series. The idea for the book series all began one day after her 10-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". They continue to have lots of fun creating other books in the series about the adventures of the Crayon family.

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
Green Gets Bullied
Publication Date: January 7, 2011
Picture Book; $20.99; 56 pages; 978-1-4568-4510-0
Picture Book Hardcover; $26.99; 56 pages; 978-1-4568-4511-7

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