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Founder of The Creation Station launches new 'Creative Sparks' book and reaches number one spot on the Amazon best sellers list.

Creative Sparks - mishaps, hurdles and ideas  t o inspire you and yours by best selling author Sarah Cressall Sarah Cressall, founder of The Creation Station and multi-award-winning entrepreneur has written her first book ‘Creative Sparks – mishaps, hurdles and ideas to inspire you and yours’. Launched on Friday 22nd June 2018, the book zoomed to the number one spot on Amazon in the parent participation category, number two in children’s crafts category and number three in the crafts and hobbies category.

Creative Sparks book hits number one spot on Amazons top sellers list

The book ‘Creative Sparks’ shares Sarah’s stories of how a creative outlook helped her develop as a child, an adult, and a parent. Sarah shares how her passion for nurturing others creativity has helped her develop and grow the UK’s most successful creative activity company, The Creation Station Ltd.  As well as practical tips on how to increase your own creativity, there is also over fifty-two low cost and fun activities to nurture your child’s creativity.

Sarah Cressall’s business The Creation Station has helped to inspire over 950,000 children and adults through award-winning creative arts and crafts classes, parties and events. The educational and fun activities are delivered by a trained, friendly family of over one hundred franchise owners, across the UK.   Sarah Cressall - author of ' best selling book Creative Sparks'

“I believe by developing creative intelligence in ourselves and our children, we can help to harness the power to think, create, connect and inspire. These are essential skills in life and can be often overlooked in our quest to attain high grades. It’s why I started The Creation Station in 2002. It’s also why I spent the last two and half years writing my book. I’m delighted at the overwhelmingly positive response ‘Creative Sparks’ has received and sincerely hope people find it helpful to unlock their own creativity, as well as their children’s potential”.

ITV ‘This Morning’ parenting expert, Sue Atkins wrote the Foreword for ‘Creative Sparks’ and commented “Sarah’s book makes it simple, easy and hugely enjoyable to explore and think outside the box”

Andrea McClean, TV presenter said “Despite secondary, school looming and mobile phones have taken over the world, there is nothing like the satisfaction of [children] making something with their own bare hands to keep kids happy. The ‘grown-up’ part of this book really got me thinking; “What WOULD I attempt to do if I knew I could not fail?” Fear of failure is something that holds all of us back, from kids to adults, and Sarah’s natural enthusiasm makes all of us think that maybe we should just give it a go and see what happens? It’s an inspiring book for the whole family, I loved it.”

To order your own copy of ‘Creative Sparks’ you can purchase it on Amazon or request a signed copy directly fromThe Creation Station online store.

To find out about joining the fun in local classes and events in your area, or to book a Creation Station party or a bespoke event visit If you would like to run your own flexible and rewarding creative arts and crafts franchise request a  Creation Station information pack.

For further information email [email protected] or call 01395 239700

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