Good-Bye, Baby Max | Mom’s Choice Award Recipient

By heather at 4:53 pm on Friday, February 20, 2009

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Wow, this is such an honor… Diane Cantrell’s and my story, Good-bye, Baby Max, won a gold Mom’s Choice Award in the category of Values & Life Lessons. To win this award, Good-bye, Baby Max was evaluated on its “production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost.” And I must say… it was fun sticking the gold seals on my copies of the book!

“The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) is an annual awards program that recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services.

An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of our panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS’s Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling author; Priscilla Dunstan, creator of the Dunstan Baby Language; Patricia Rossi, host of NBC’s Manners Minute; Dr. Letitia S. Wright, D.C., host of the Wright PlaceTM TV Show; Catherine Witcher, M.Ed., special needs expert and founder of Precision Education, Inc.; and Tara Paterson, Certified Parent Coach, founder of the Mom’s Choice Awards.” – Mom’s Choice Awards®

Stay tuned for Diane’s and my next children’s book, which we are working on right now!”

Filed under: illustrations, childrens books, business of illustration, Good-bye Baby Max

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Comment by Rich Cantrell

February 25, 2009 @ 1:54 am

Heather, you two make quite a team! I am very proud of both of you. I thank you for the support and encouragement you have given Diane. Best of luck on the next project.

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Comment by crystal driedger

February 25, 2009 @ 2:28 pm

Congratulations! This is wonderful. Wishing your books more continued success. :)

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Comment by crystal driedger

February 25, 2009 @ 2:33 pm

gosh, my ridiculous pregnancy belly shot is stuck as my avatar. I don’t know how that happened. I’m trying to put in an illustration instead now! cross your fingers.

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