Sylvan Dell’s books are making their mark in the children’s literary world with two gold medals and two silver medals from the 2010 Mom’s Choice Awards. The four Sylvan Dell 2009 titles won the awards in the children’s picture book (ages 0-9) category.
The Mom’s Choice Awards, given by the Just For Mom’s Foundation, recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services. To learn more about the Mom’s Choice Awards and to view all the winners, visit the website at http://www.momschoiceawards.com/.
“To have four books awarded in a single season by the Mom’s Choice Awards is a great honor,” says Sylvan Dell founder Lee German. “We are so proud of our authors’ and illustrators’ dedication to their work.”
Below is a list of the Sylvan Dell honorees:
• Henry the Impatient Heron – Written by Donna Love, Illustrated by Christina Wald
Gold Recipient: Values & Life Lessons
This book teaches children the virtue of patience through a story about a young heron who just can’t sit still. For more information, visit the book’s Web page at http://www.sylvandellpublishing.com/Heron.php.
• Count Down to Fall – Written by Fran Hawk, Illustrated by Sherry Neidigh
Gold Recipient: Nature & Weather
Hawk takes reader’s on an educational journey through the changing seasons and reminds us that the earth affects us all – animals and humans alike! For more information, visit the book’s Web page at http://www.sylvandellpublishing.com/Count.php.
• Ocean Hide and Seek – Written by Jennifer Evans Kramer, Illustrated by Gary R. Phillips
Silver Recipient: Imagine It!
Ocean Hide and Seek teaches readers about the mysterious depths of the ocean through an exciting, maritime game of hide-and-seek. For more information, visit the book’s Web page at http://www.sylvandellpublishing.com/Hide.php.
• Moose and Magpie – Written by Bettina Restrepo, Illustrated by Sherry Rogers
Silver Recipient: Animal Kingdom
Moose and Magpie is a hilarious story about a moose that must learn to grow up quickly. Moose is lucky to find a friend and guide in the wisecracking magpie. For more information, visit the book’s Web page at http://www.sylvandellpublishing.com/Moose.php.
Congratulations to our 2010 Mom’s Choice Award Distinguished Honorees!