Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Ellie Smith

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Thank you all so much for joining us today for another very special interview with one of our honorees! For this interview, we had the honor of speaking with Ellie Smith, author of the award-winning Tex the Explorer Book Series! Each book in the Tex the Explorer Book Series follows the journey of a dinosaur named Tex who absolutely loves to explore. Each book is sure to encourage exploration in your little reader while teaching them some very valuable lessons along the way! Keep reading to find out more about Ellie and how her award-winning book series came to be! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Chris Skinner

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! We recently had the chance to speak with Chris Skinner, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-Winning Captain Cake Book Series! The Captain Cake Book Series tells of the adventures of Captain Cake and the Candy Crew, who have to save the Veggie Crew, fight the Rotten Tomatoes, and rescue Commander Pickle, who is always in a pickle. Keep reading to find out more about Chris Skinner and his award-winning book series! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Nan Arkwright

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Today we were able to sit down and chat with Nan Arkwright, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, Mission: CONTROL! A Big Feelings Adventure! Mission: CONTROL! A Big Feelings Adventure is an inspiring children’s picture book that aims to help children adjust and build emotional resilience as they face big life changes and challenges. Mission: CONTROL! A Big Feelings Adventure is a great tool for any parent or educator wanting to help children with their emotional control and problem-solving abilities. Mission: CONTROL! A Big Feelings Adventure is also filled with beautiful illustrations that help tell the story, with one reader calling them “Probably the best illustrations I have seen in a children’s book.” Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Joey Barro

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us for another interview in our interview series! For this interview, we were able to speak with Joey Barro, author of the MCA award-winning book, The Astronaut’s Whale! The Astronaut’s Whale is perfect for any lover of the ocean and space and tells a sweet story of friendship and exploration through beautiful illustrations and rhymes. The Astronaut’s Whale is a great addition to any home library and is sure to engage anyone who reads it. Keep reading to find out more about Joey and his amazing, MCA award-winning book, The Astronaut’s Whale! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Finley Keller

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us – we hope this finds you well. For each interview in our interview series, we speak with one of our honorees to find out more about them and their Mom’s Choice Award-winning media, product, or service! For this interview, we were able to speak with Finley Keller, who is the author of three MCA award-winning books, The Kittens and The Possum, The Kittens and The Baby Chicks, and The Kittens and The Rescue. All the books in “The Kittens” book series contain stories that are both realistic and teach lessons that present positive thoughts and feelings to keep the stories fun and uplifting. Finley was able to combine her love for animals and her passion for entertaining children by writing stories about the animals at her home, Keller Farms. “The Kittens” book series is full of stories that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and warmth in your heart. Keep reading for a great interview with Finley! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Joni Franks

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us for another installment in our interview series, we hope this finds you well. For this interview, we were able to catch up with author Joni Franks to talk about her MCA award-winning book series, Corky Tails: Tales of a Tailless Dog Named Sagebrush. Corky Tails: Tales of a Tailless Dog Named Sagebrush book series follows the adventures of Sagebrush, a tailless puppy who has countless adventures in her beautiful home in the Rocky Mountains.  Each of the 4 books in the Corky Tails: Tales of a Tailless Dog Named Sagebrush series addresses a different timely theme. Life lessons and problem-solving techniques are solved through kindness and love. Some of the topics that have been addressed in the book series are labeling and bullying, preconceived notions about the abilities of women, homelessness, environmental issues, forest fire, powerful debris flow that follows forest fire, equality, and the lesson that all lives matter equally. Keep reading to find out more about Joni and her award-winning book series, Corky Tails: Tales of a Tailless Dog Named Sagebrush. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Michael Pellico

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us and welcome to another segment in our interview series. For this interview, we were able to speak with Michael Pellico, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, Princess Sabrina and the Pot of Gold. Princess Sabrina and the Pot of Gold is a beautifully written adventure story that is full of stunning illustrations, by illustrator Malane Newma, that also teaches great lessons along the way. This book is perfect for girls and boys of all ages and will make them want to follow every rainbow to find the pot of gold that will lead them to the land of the Leprechauns. Continue reading for our full interview with Micheal!  Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner A.R. Bey

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For this installment, we had the pleasure of speaking with Audrey Rae Bey (A.R. Bey), who is the author of the MCA award-winning book, Adventures in Boogieland! Adventures in Boogieland follows four music students on a whimsical journey as they take the Night Train to Boogieland, a place where music, instruments, eccentric characters and surprises are abundant. Keep reading to find out more about Audrey and her path to writing Adventures in Boogieland! Read More