Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Jodie Knox

Today’s talented guest MCA honoree, Jodie Knox, calls herself a child of the sea. In her 20 years with the U.S. Coast Guard, she responded to maritime emergencies that included search and rescue and law enforcement. Her Mom’s Choice Award-winning first book, Hank and Pearl, the Tale of a Captain and Crew, has been lauded as an outstanding and thoroughly entertaining aid in helping elementary school children learn to read. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Dawn Renee Young, Ed.S.

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Today we have with us the tremendously talented and prolific Dawn Renee Young, Ed.S. The Mom’s Choice Award-winning author of Little Cub’s Big List: Fun With Sight Words helps young children master learning sight words—those tricky words we all need to recognize by sight rather than try to spell them out, because so often they don’t sound the way they look. So if you have children pre-K and up who are going through that stage of reading development, Dawn’s Little Cub’s Big List could offer just the help you need. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Brandon Blackwell

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We are delighted to have with us today the talented author of “The Beat in My Head,” Brandon Blackwell. This remarkable children’s book is not just a story; it’s a journey that resonates with every child who has ever felt a beat in their heart. With the power to inspire, it’s based on the true story of Brandon’s own path to becoming an audio engineer. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Anne Lacourrege

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Greetings to our Mom’s Choice Awards readers, and welcome to another fascinating conversation with a recent MCA award-winner. Today we’re delighted to welcome Anne Lacourrege, author of the children’s picture book, The Greatest Treasure. A woman of many interests and abilities, this first-time author drew upon a lifetime of memories to create an inspiring tale for early elementary school children—one that holds a critically important lesson about what really matters. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Jeffrey Morgan

Today we have the opportunity to talk to first-time author Jeffrey Morgan, whose book Funky Monkey: Adventures in Kindness would be an ideal addition to many a child’s library. For preschoolers through second graders, it sparks meaningful conversations, inspires creativity, and leaves a lasting impact on young minds. Whether shared as a bedtime story, used in classroom discussions, or enjoyed during interactive learning sessions, the book instills valuable life lessons that children can carry with them throughout their lives. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Kenny Loui, Ph.D.

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. Hello, Mom’s Choice readers Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! We were delighted to get the opportunity to speak with Kenny Loui, Ph.D.—the author of the extraordinary graphic novel, Life Lessons from a UFO Catcher: An Autobiographical Manga. This debut graphic novel … Read More

Giveaway: Terrance The Toad

We’re giving away the children’s picture book “Terrance The Toad: An Adventure Unknown” by Lk Menzies to 3 lucky winners! Read More