Corn Crib Studio & Publishing

Corn Crib Studio & Publishing

Corn Crib Studio & PublishingCorn Crib Studio & Publishing

and Allen's Heirloom Homestead

New Book coming February 2020! ❤️



"Red wants to play, but his friends are too busy getting ready for something called “winter.” Confused, Red takes a nap. He wakes to find his world covered in fluffy white flakes. His friends are ready for fun, but how will Red ever get used to all these changes?" 

Hardcover 38 color fully illustrated pages



Pre-orders accepted now

Pre-orders accepted now

Corn Crib Publishing books may be purchased locally at:

Allen’s Heirloom Homestead


At the farm’s “Back Porch Store,” items for sale include all the books, notecards, farm fresh eggs, sheep tallow soap, handspun yarn, and Christina’s Most Excellent boxed salad mix (in season).

Fenwick Street Books and Music

Located on Fenwick Street, Leonardtown, MD.  All of  Corn Crib Publishing books are available for sale here.  A friendly atmosphere and delightful owners.

Herring Creek Furniture

At Historic Cecil’s Mill, Great Mills, MD, stand this beautifully renovated building with handmade furniture and art by local artisans.

Arts Council of St. Mary’s County

A charming gallery space abuts the office of the Arts Council.  Near Leonardtown Courthouse.  Changing exhibits and special events.

The North End Gallery


The North End Gallery has been in Leonardtown for over 33 years.  Around 30 plus artists are represented.  It is a fine arts gallery with framed originals from Corn Crib Publishing books, as well as signed books availble for sale.

Two Hens


An animal feed store with the only complete bee-keeping equipment around.  The shop features farm-related theme art and local (nature) authors.

February Show at North End Gallery, Leonardtown

Featuring original paintings



from the "Rainbow People" new book!



February 2020



North End Gallery

Group Show

Opening Reception Feb. 7, 2020 5-8 PM

New Work

NEW Oil on Paper Paintings! In 2020, a NEW body of works from Christina Allen's Corn Crib Studio


"Sage Flowers" Oil on paper

Very large new works by Christina Allen.  Fifty years ago I started in oil painting.  I discovered watercolors almost 40 years ago.  Now, I am looking back to making oils with a new fresh style.  What fun!

Corn Crib Publishing announces:

Available NOW!!! January 2020!


After much work, this small format (a 6" x 9" pocket-sized) hardcover book is finally in printing!   $15.00

"Violet people"




A couple of the pages inside "Rainbow People"


A beautiful story about friendship, sharing, and gardening!

You may purchase it in the Corn Crib Studio Store online by itself, or with the companion activity book featured below.


Indie Excellence Book Finalist

The Sunflower Squirrel WINS award for 2019!

Corn Crib Publishing NEW RELEASE!

The Sunflower Squirrel ACTIVITY Book


Spring is finally here and Squirrel is excited about the year ahead. She has trees to scamper up and down, tasty nuts to gather, and friends to visit.  The Sunflower Squirrel picture book is a fun story of friendship, teamwork, generosity, and determination. It is designed to inspire children to learn more about the codependent relationship between plants and wild animals. A beautifully illustrated book, it is a perfect addition to school classrooms, libraries, nature centers, or home collections for children who enjoy a story book with a rewarding finish.

And now, you can continue the fun with Squirrel and her friends Blue Jay, Mouse, and Cardinal with this companion activity book. The Sunflower Squirrel Coloring and Activity Book is packed full of word search puzzles, crosswords, drawings to color, word scrambles, and secret messages to decode. Fun for kids of all ages. 

"The Sunflower Squirrel" children's book, $18.00 hardcover


Companion book: The Sunflower Squirrel ACTIVITY BOOK