New York, NY – Darryl B. Gregg, a spokesperson for Creston Advertising & Marketing is pleased to announce that the agency has been selected to handle a 2010 4th quarter initiative for Jolly the Elf, a heartwarming Christmas story, now available as a children’s book by Jo Shepherd Ripley with illustrations by former Disney illustrator, John C. Blackford.
Agency President and Creative Director, Diane T. Creston states, "Jo Shepherd Ripley is a extremely talented and creative women. Her talents not only include writing, but fine art and artistic impressions as well. We’re very pleased to be involved in this initiative for the book and for Jo Shepherd Ripley Studios going forward into 2011.
"The essence of Jolly The Elf conveys what it means to be in touch with yourself as a person, and what it means for children to discover and embrace their dreams."
Jo Ripley’s Jolly The Elf story is a delightful addition to the Christmas sagas. It is an authentic family tale and tradition inspired by the most wonderful prompter of invention –a child’s curiosity. The text is sweet and wistful, and the illustrations are magical. Yes, Virginia, there is a Jolly The Elf.
–Jack Kerley, New York Times and London Times best-selling author