Winning Book Awards: The Question that Prompted a Discussion
It all started with an excellent question on Facebook.
In my eight years with SBPRA, my nine rhyming picture books My Little Angel, The Golden Rule, Mice & Spiders & Webs…Oh My!, My Fingerpaint Masterpiece, Manner-Man, Gimme-Jimmy, The Magic Word, Peter and the Whimper-Whineys and Santa’s Birthday Gift have received forty-eight 2011-17 International and National awards. Am I special? I don’t know… As background, I am a former teacher, mother of four and a grandmother of ten, which is one of my proudest achievements!
All of my books are also part of a fund-raising effort: http://sbpra.com/curejm/ for the CureJM Foundation, to help find a cure for Juvenile Myositis, an incurable children’s disease. 50% of the cost of the books is donated to the fundraising cause. There is also another fundraiser for the I’m Bully Free organization, found at http://sbpra.com/imbullyfree to help kids cope with bullying! Manner-Man just loves this site!!! [Read more…]