Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Guanqing (Kelly) Qiao

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Today we are delighted to speak with Guanqing (Kelly) Qiao, M.Ed., founder of EVERYAM—a company that designs and manufactures subscription boxes featuring playthings and books tailored to infants and toddlers. These products are thoughtfully designed, taking inspiration from the renowned Montessori theory and incorporating elements from classic Montessori teaching materials. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Renee Goodwin

We’re delighted to have back with us today Renee Goodwin, the award-winning author and publisher of GG Life Lesson Storybook Series® children’s books. All the books in this series containing entertaining stories that teach children life lessons expressed from the perspective of a very energetic and adventurous puppy named GG. Realizing the impact that a good children’s book can have, Renee wrote these storybooks with passion and care. She’s here with us now to talk about the fifth and latest book in the GG series: GG Works The Honeybees – Helping Nature. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winners Patty Wolford and Deanna Cochran

Greetings, Mom’s Choice readers! As part of our ongoing interview series, Mom’s Choice spoke with Patty Wolford and Deanna Cochran, the talented co-authors of Little Turtle’s Kiawah Island Journey. In this beautifully illustrated story for children ages of 4–10, Little Turtle takes a wrong turn out of her sandy nest and gets lost. When a friendly egret offers to fly her around the island to find her forever home, they meet many coastal animals and learn about their habitats, and Little Turtle learns where she belongs. Kids will not only learn about treasures of the natural world as they “explore” this beautiful island—they’ll also discover the importance of friendship and cooperation. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Dr. Kenny Loui

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Today we are delighted to have with us again Dr. Kenny Loui, the author of Life Lessons from a UFO Catcher: An Autobiographical Manga, and its spinoff, There is No Shrimp… And Other Lies My Mother Told Me—both of which were awarded a Mom’s Choice Award. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Michele Monaco

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Today we are privileged to speak with author Michele Monaco, who holds a PhD in Sports Medicine. She has been an academician and researcher for over 20 years and, we’re happy to say, has recently directed her interests into creating children’s books. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Carolyn Armstrong

Today, we’re delighted to have with us author Carolyn Armstrong. AT THE EDGE OF THE ICE is a heartfelt eco-adventure that takes place near the North Pole. When an intuitive 11-year-old Sydney gains the ability to talk with animals, she’s alarmed by what they have to say. Enlisting the help of her brainiac twin sister Sierra, she hopes their activism will make a difference. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Derek Fisher

Digital guru Derek Fisher has a huge passion for keeping technology users—which is everyone on the planet who’s connected—safe. He wants everyone to use technology safely and securely. His Alicia Connected book series has won numerous awards. In these books, Alicia and her friends have fun while learning about the ways to stay safe online. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Janice Pratt

Mom’s Choice Awards is excited to announce another post in our interview series where we chat with the inventors, designers, publishers, and others behind some of our favorite family-friendly products. Today we’re delighted to have with us Janice Pratt, yoga instructor extraordinaire and children’s book author. Her Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, Amaleigha Makes a New Friend, helps kids understand that friendship extends beyond borders—and that people from different places have … Read More