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Colorful Book Spines

Welcome to
Cricket Song

Reading Together

for ALL

Books that make children and adults smile, learn, and come together around the joy of reading.

Old Books

Meet our Founder,

Melanie Williams-Smotherman

Melanie is a long-time writer and publisher of children's literature. She worked to create Splash! Magazine in Des Moines, Iowa. Splash! was a  magazine for and by local children, paired up with community mentors. She now enjoys writing children's books that help students learn new things about the world around them through respectful, captivating stories. 

When not writing, she loves telling her own big stories to her husband, children, and Helen the cat.

Cricket Song
is growing!

Check back soon for more exciting updates to come!

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