Weekly Roundup: Teething Toys, Breastfeeding Covers and More! 8/20 – 8/26

Weekly Roundup award winners teething toys

This week’s Weekly Roundup of Mom’s Choice Award winners features teething toys, fashionable breastfeeding covers and books for children and adults. All the items you see below won a Mom’s Choice Award during the fourth week of August 2017.

Every week companies, inventors, and publishers from around the world send us their products for evaluation. Only the best earn our designation.

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Award-Winning Children's book — Wings and Feet

Wings and Feet
Written by Lisa Reinicke; Illustrated by Scott McDonald; Edited by John Matthewson

An enjoyable story about a butterfly and a boy who openly recognize and talk about their differences. One can run and one can fly and each have limitations but they confront them and find that adapting to each others’ uniqueness allows them to become best friends.

Children’s Picture Books:
Growing Up / Personal Growth

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Through Children’s Eyes: Exploring the Huntington Museum of Art
Written by Suzanne Alexander

Children of all ages will love this ‘walk through’ of the Huntington Museum of Art located in Huntington, WV. Author and docent, Suzanne Alexander, brings together a spectacular variety of fine art that entertains, educates, and inspires all of us to appreciate the many different kinds of art in our world. And for some, to encourage them to try their own hand at creating beautiful works of art!

Children’s Picture Books:
Inspirational / Motivational

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Award-Winning Children's book — Through Children’s Eyes: Exploring the Huntington Museum of Art
Award-Winning Children's book — The Teething Egg

The Teething Egg

Created by a mother’s vision together with expert USA engineers and designers, The Teething Egg is the next generation of soothing teething toys for babies 3-12 months old. The patented, proven design and shape is the perfect size and weight for little hands and mouths. Made in the USA with FDA food grade TPE material, The Teething Egg has been tested for safety by a CPSC-approved lab so you can rest assured that your little one is safe.

Unlike traditional teethers, the curved shape of an egg provides full coverage of both the top and bottom gums. The small end of the egg easily glides around the mouth, while the large end prevents it from being a choking hazard.

Gear & Accessories:
Teething & Pacifiers

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The Empty Chair – Murder in the Caribbean
Written by Penny Goetjen

In this riveting mystery, author Penny Goetjen skillfully weaves the story of a young woman’s terrifying search for her photographer mother who disappeared on the tropical island of St. Thomas during a covert assignment.
Leaving behind Boston and her domineering, workaholic father, Olivia goes wheels up on a southbound jet to embark on a journey that not only tests her resolve, but pits her sense of justice against that of a twisted subculture, shattering her instinct of who to trust. Facing the heartache of settling a parent’s affairs, her search for answers ensnares her in a sinister web of crime amidst a breathtaking, yet deceptively tranquil Caribbean backdrop.

Adult Books:
Fiction & Literature

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Award-Winning Children's book — The Empty Chair - Murder in the Caribbean
Award-Winning Children's book — Sammy the Seahorse

Sammy the Seahorse: Is he a horse or is he a fish?
Written by Martha Driscoll and Ann Driscoll; Illustrated by Susan Andra Lion

This delightfully visual book, written by Martha & Ann Driscoll and illustrated by award-winning illustrator Susan Andra Lion, is packed with fascinating details about seahorses. The book answers the question – is a seahorse a fish or is it a horse? It’s a fish, of course! In the book, Sammy the Seahorse and Lily the Lobster take the reader under the ocean and into the coral reef to learn about seahorses and their habitats. Included is educational information about a variety of seahorse species; unique characteristics of seahorses, seahorse habitats, anatomy, reproduction, threats to survival, and preservation.

Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8):
Non-Fiction – General

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My Second Year of Kindergarten
Written by Rebecca Eisenberg; Illustrated by Andrea Alemanno

Are you a parent or educator? Do you have a child or student that is repeating kindergarten? My Second Year of Kindergarten tells the story of a young boy named Peter that discovers progress, support and triumph when repeating kindergarten.

Children’s Picture Books:
Growing Up / Personal Growth

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Award-Winning Children's book — My Second Year of Kindergarten
Award-Winning Children's book — Growing Up Tobey

Growing Up Tobey: the first year
Written by Caroline V Barthen; Illustrated by Blueberry Illustrations

Growing Up Tobey is based on a real life horse named Tobey. Come join Tobey as he experiences his first year of life. In this short story, Tobey shares with the reader some of his greatest adventures that happen in his first year of life. Tobey learns a lot of important life lessons and shares those with the reader. So come join Tobey on his adventures!

Children’s Picture Books:
Growing Up / Personal Growth

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Fog Stone Isle

In Fog Stone Isle students design their own virtual worlds through engaging and challenging games. Math is intrinsic to everything they do, helping them learn the most difficult mathematical concepts in ways that make them forget they’re doing math!

Educational Products:

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Award-Winning Children's book — Fog Stone Isle
Award-Winning Children's book — Covered Goods

Covered Goods

Our original multi-use nursing cover provides full 360º coverage & converts into a car seat cover, scarf, and shopping cart cover for one easy to use product!

Gear & Accessories:

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Buddy the Soldier Bear
Written by Marie Joy; Illustrated by Brandon Pollard

Meet Buddy and go on a magical journey with him, from the toy store to the battlefield and back home again. Buddy the Soldier Bear is a delightful tale of a stuffed bear who dreams of adventures and being part of a family. When he finds himself in a care package for a soldier, he embarks on quite an adventure, indeed.

Written by the daughter of a WW II veteran and the mother of a soldier who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, you can feel the love poured into this story. Illustrated by a talented soldier who was deployed with the author’s son, the book tells a heartwarming story of how dreams can come true, and so much more. A portion of the proceeds goes to nonprofit organizations who help active duty military and veterans.

Children’s Picture Books:
Historical Fiction

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Award-Winning Children's book — Buddy the Soldier Bear

6 Comments on “Weekly Roundup: Teething Toys, Breastfeeding Covers and More! 8/20 – 8/26”

  1. Thanks for the round up i sure love reading about new books,and i will be sure to be telling my daughter about the The Teething Egg the little guy is just staring teeth !

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