Frances F. Jones is the newest up and coming brand to spread the importance of reading literacy throughout South Carolina and the nation.  Making a huge impact on local schools and literacy organizations, she has imprinted her colorful character, Cricket Curls, among young minds both near and far.

As a child, Frances faced her own challenges and struggles.  Dyslexia, a disorder that involves difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, was the obstacle that Frances conquered.  Through lots of hard work and perseverance, she has been able to achieve her life long dream of becoming a children's author, illustrator and owner of a growing children's education company.

Since developing Cricket Curls Adventures, Frances has traveled, motivated and celebrated youth on their personal and academic accomplishments.  She continues to heavily advocate childhood literacy and building confidence in today's youth.

Increasing Reading Literacy ~ Building Self Confidence ~ Motivating Affirmations

~ Encouraging Positive Attitudes

  • CEO & Creator
  • Children's Author
  • ​Sesame Street in Communities Certified
  • Illustrator
  • Literacy Advocate
  • Kid's Motivator & Speaker

All About Cricket Curls

Cricket Curls is a festive and colorful character who enjoys all things kind and caring.  Her adventures are fun filled and practical for every young reader!


​Frances F. Jones