BELLYACHE: A Delicious Tale Awards & Honors:~2013 B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree~2012 USA BEST BOOK AWARDS Award-Winning Finalist in both categories of Childrens Fiction & Childrens Book Series~2011 READERS FAVORITE Silver Award in its category~2010 Nominated for the CYBILS Awards5 Star Review- The author is talented and imaginative. This is a delightful tale sure to please elementary age students. I eagerly await the next offering by this author. -Readers Favorite5 Star Review- Crystal Marcos provides a moving tale to help us learn to forgive, no matter how hard it is. Although this is her first book, she displays through it her startling ability to teach a difficult matter in a fun and appealing way that children will understand. Kids will want to read this book over and over again! -Cecilia Lee, Allbook ReviewsA lip-smacking, mouthwatering, absolutely delectable debut, BELLYACHE: A Delicious Tale by Crystal Marcos is a literary feast for ages seven and up. In the vein of Roald Dahls best-loved adventures, Marcos offers a mystical, character driven escapade that intertwines strands of reality with a larger-than-life fantasy world. When Peter Fischer sets out to help his grandfather at Papas Sweet Shop, he will quickly learn that sneaking sweets and covering up his sugar-dusted tracks will have major consequences. As Peter is transported to a mysteriously delicious, faraway land, a curious people known as the Candonites, some of whom have no time for a non-Candonite, will teach Peter a lesson on what it means to be different and what it means to forgive.Look for Marcos exciting second book in the childrens series, HEADACHE: The Hair-Raising Sequel to BELLYACHE.