17th Annual Self-Published Book Awards Winners – Children’s Books

Children’s Picture Books Category

First Place:
Lori Punshon
He Who Flies By Night: The Story of Grey Owl.
http://www.yournickelsworth.com/greyowl.html
Regina, Saskatchewan



Honorable Mentions:
Diane Hovey
Princess Sophia’s Gifts
9780981906409
Maplewood MN

Todd Schwartz
This Bear and That Bear
Boulder CO

BONNIE CUZZOLINO
LETTER OF LOVE FROM CHINA
www.plumblossombooks.com
WESTFIELD NJ

Karen Gustafson
My Mongolia
Oakdale MN


Entrants:
Naana Kyereboah
Soul Name
www.nabinava.com
Midlothian VA

Colleen Frye
A Nun of That!
www.nunofthat.com
Bridgewater MA

Molly A Jelic
The Dirty Old Hat
Rockwall TX

Carl J Schutt
Remembering Oakley
www.RememberingOakley.com
Astoria NY

William A Green
Thank You, Mr. Brown, and Merry Christmas
www.greenstreetgifts.com
Strawberry Point IA

B.J. Ryan
Journey to Red Pine Lake
Fredericksburg VA

Mary Pansini La Haye
A Wizard Sleeping On A Watermelon
www.nightengalepress.com
Newport Beach CA

Jeannine Klock
The Day That Sami Moved In
Grand Island NY

Sheila Dobbie
The Beautiful Bird From Birdburgville
New Albany OH

Mary Gessel Magill
Where Are The Salmon Going?
San Diego CA

Christen Prete
The Great Penguini
www.authorhouse.com
Poughkeepsie NY

Deborah Oelrich
Animals
www.amazon.com
Hamilton OH

Sharon Dumit, Jeffrey A. Nowak, Ph.D.
Cool Science Matters with Molly Cool and Atom, A – Air
http://coolsciencematters.com/
Lewis Center OH

Amy McDuffie
The Rule of Hats
www.theruleofhats.com
Cincinnati OH

Lynn Montgomery
BUTT UGLY
zuzupetalsbooks.com
Santa Barbara CA

Jennifer Swanson
Penny and Rio: The Mysterious Backyard Meeting
Jacksonville FL

Joyce Asnong
Nuptse and Lhotse in Nepal
www.cautiousleroy.com
canmore

Lav Chintapalli
The Crayon Who Wore A Cap
http://humandynamix.wordpress.com/
Cary NC

Amy K. Potvin
I Miss Daddy
www.imissdaddy.com "> www.imissdaddy.com
Spalding MI

Nicole Marie Daniels
Potpourri in the Wind – Nursery Rhymes from One Kid to Another
http://www.twinkletwinklelittlebooks.com/PITW/index.htm
Suva

Derek Sabori
Lu and the Earth Bug Crew Zap the Energy Spikes
www.shop.veneraxion.com
Costa Mesa CA

Ana Monnar
Adelaida: A Cuban Cinderella
http://monnar.net/
Miami FL

Alberto Monnar
Maggie: The Girl Who Only Loved Herself
http://www.monnar.net/
Miami FL

Deborah S. Burch
God’s Greatest Gift
www.godsgreatesgift.net
Manchester MI

Shannon Bates
Yes! You Can! An Iknowincant Tale
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_b?url=search-alias=stripbooks&field-keywords=Yes!%2BYou%2BCan!%2BAn%2BIknowicant%2BTale&x=0&y=0
Overland Park KS

Carol Edwards
Jacy Faces Evil: Jacy Search For Jesus Book III
www.majesticpublishing.net "> www.majesticpublishing.net
Lithonia GA

Tina Turbin
Danny The Dragon Meets Jimmy
www.dannythedragon.com
Dunedin FL

K W McCardell
Bible Rhymes’ Noah And the Ark
www.biblerhymes.com
Shelby Township MI

Meggan Hill
Nico and Lola; Kindness Shared Between A Boy and a Dog
www.nicoandlola.com
Carpentersville IL

Myrna Guymer
The Canadian Shield Alphabet
www.yournickelsworth.com
Denare Beach Saskatchewan

Larry Friend
Icy The Iceberg
www.outskirtpress.com
Parker CO

David Fernstedt
I Can Read Now! An Easy Sight Word Reader
Parker CO

Susan Gieryic
My Cat For All Seasons
Albany NY

Carol Rhodes
Gene the Pumpkin Man
www.outskirtpress.com
Parker CO

Marilyn McMahon
Rex Finally Finds a Friend
Franklin Park NJ

Richard Allen
The All About Children/Kids Book
Linden NJ

K W McCardell
Bible Rhymes’ Christmas Story
www.biblerhymes.com
Shelby Township MI

Richard Lollar
Butterfly
www.trafford.com
Bullhead AZ

Susan E Lindsley & Tina L Christiansen
Maya’s Journey Home
www.suitematespublishing.com
Oakdale NY

Richard L Stein
Maybe Mice (maybe not)
Minster OH

Toula Magi
What Can We Do Next?
www.toulamagi.com
Trumbull CT

Sandra Hartman
The Adventures of Chico the Chihuahua: Chico the Hero
myspace.com/chico adventures
Waxahachie TX

Sarah O Hammock
You Can’t Get Into More Trouble Than Gator Pervis!!!
Bradenton FL

Camille De Biase
Bert The Runner Duck Runs The New York City Marathon
www.amazon.com
Brooklyn NY

Christine Richmond
Caught In The Bog
www.christinesillustratedchildrensbooks.com
Port Coquitlam British Columbia

Christine Richmond
Lost In The Supermarket
www.christinesillustratedchildrensbooks.com
Port Coquitlam British Columbia

Janet Ritchie
Rember That I Love You
www.authorhouse.com www.authorhouse.com Montreal Quebec

Connie Johnson
Baby Jenna
Indianapolis IN

Mark Repkin
Mommy Breastfeeds My Baby Brother
www.mommybreastfeeds.com
Vernon Hills IL

Christa J Carpenter
Nicholas, That’s Ridiculous: "A Story About Being a Boy:
Maitland FL

Deborah Hamilton
Why Are You My Mother?
www.dreamsdue.com
Firestone CO

Carlene Painter
ISHKABIBBLE A Fun Word to Use When Angry
authorhouse.com/BookStoreSearchResults.aspx?SearchType=smpl&SearchTermsIshkabibble
Venice FL

Donna Lee
Beatrice and the Magic Garden Hat
www.chiwhizcreations.com and on Amazon.com "> www.chiwhizcreations.com and on Amazon.com
Kirkland WA

Nora Jones
Ice Quest: the Race to Save the Planet
www.kidswrite.biz "> www.kidswrite.biz
Newcastle

Sharyl Mueller
Introducing Lovie, Lolly and Lulu
lovielollyandlulu.shutterfly.com
Denver CO

Eugene T. Dawson
Little Valerie Wants To Grow Taller
www.authorhouse.com
Hallandale Beach FL

Lynda Medlyn & Kelley Staudenmier
The Best Belcher
www.windowboxpress.com
Thornton CO

Franny Syufy/Martine Carlsen (Illust.)
Lucy, the Loch Ness Llama
http://tinyurl.com/d8m8rl
Discovery Bay CA

Francine Grace Plaza
BUY that for me NOW, MOMMY!
Boca Raton FL

Dawn Aldrich
Auntie’s House
www.DawnAldrich.com
Wallingford CT

Barbara Sobel Frieder
My Friend Penelope
wwwAmazon.com or Authorhouse .com
Atlanta, GA

Martha Hamlett
Bats in the Air, Bats in My Hair
www.authorhouse.com
Lynchburg VA

john nielson
Toe Jam and The Toenail Fairies: Toe to Toe with The Tooth Fairy
http://www.toejamandthetoenailfairies.com
maplewood MN

Richard singer, Helen Thomas, Joseph Betty
Daddy, What Is Success?
http://www.RickSinger.org
Plains PA

Elaine Sklar Davis
How I Helped My Grandma Rose (bilingual-English/Spanish)
Stowe VT

Catherine Spinola
Dukes Day at Home Colors
http://www.amazon.com/Dukes-Day-at-Home-Colors/dp/1419698362/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1241007485&sr=8-1
Manville NJ

Jay Franklin Smith
A Day To Remember
www.miceworks.com "> www.miceworks.com Kirkland WA

Kathryn Otoshi
ONE
www.kokidsbooks.com
San Rafael CA

Jodi Blokkeerus
Chasing Feathers
http://www.liquidmoon.com.au/shop.html
Kilsyth

Sheila Harkatz
Shabbat Count, Shabbat Rhyme- A Join-together Shabbat Story
Hallandale Beach FL

Deborah S. Burch
Guided by Grace 2nd book of God’s Greatest Gift – the series
www.godsgreatesgift.net
Manchester MI

Zina Kramer
Hugging Grandma
http://nelsonpublishingandmarketing.com
Bloomfield Hills MI

Barbara Bechler
Christmas At Gran Annie’s Cottage
Show Low AZ

Piki Nestares Phelps
Taking Flight Escape From The Zoo of St. Jean Lap Ferrat
trafford.com/08-0817
Neuilly Sur Seine

Christine Simpson and Elizabeth Stiles
Hiccup Hop
www.amazon.com
Newark DE

Hall Duncan "Dr. D"
Emma Doesn’t Want to Race Today!
bestofbooks.com

Kristie Finnan
Mommy’s High Heel Shoes
www.amazon.com
Doylestown PA

Judy LaJoie
Mom Says I’m Sweet, I Have Diabetes
www.amazon.com
Brooklyn NY

George A. Allen
The Ant That Wouldn’t Work
www.amazon.com/books
Daingerfield TX

Janet Hayward Burnham
A Week Ago Cat
www.mylittlejessiepress.com
Bethel Vermont

Carol Italiano-Krivinskas
Barnyard Babies to the Rescue
www.outskirtspress.com
Port Chester NY

Mark A. Johnson
Little Fish Lou
www.outskirtspress.com
Dayton NV

Carla Burke
I Spy a Dragonfly
www.booklocker.com
San Antonio TX

Elaine Fantle Shimberg
Helga the Hippopotamouse
www.amazon.com
Tampa FL

Rebecca Matthews
Bobby and the Flies
www.amazon.com
Waterford MI

James E. Tague
The Krankel Family
www.jamesetague.com
Drexel Hill PA

Terry I. Miles
A Christmas Carousel of Children’s Stories
www.amazon.com
Gulfport MS

Madeline Kaplan
Planet Earth Gets Well
New York NY

Madeline Kaplan
Planet Earth Gets Well
www.planetearthgetswell.com
New York NY

Patricia M. Albrecht
There’s A House In My Mouth
www.xlibris.com
New Philadelphia OH

Mark Pressman
Lil’ Allie Aker the Great Big Faker
http://www.amazon.com/Lil-Allie-Aker-Great-Faker/dp/1419631985/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1233183711&sr=8-1
Cortlandt Manor NY

Dalen Keys
Just A Quilt?
www.dalenkeys.com "> www.dalenkeys.com
Landenberg PA

Chris A. Shoemaker
The Great Mrs. Claus
amazon.com, bn.com, target.com
Burbank CA

Spenser and Mom
Spenser Goes to Portland
http://www.bookmasters.com/marktplc/02443.htm "> http://www.bookmasters.com/marktplc/02443.htm
Savannah GA

Paula Veschore and Stella Giacomazzi
The Resourceful Miss Shivers
Amazon.com and Booksurge.com "> Amazon.com and Booksurge.com
Denver CO

Kathy S Miller
A Spicy Little Dream
www.authorhouse.com "> www.authorhouse.com
Harlingen TX

mary stern
Where Did All the Animals Go?
www.cowboydogseries.com
monument CO

Ivette Vidal
I Am Discovering My World, One Miracle At A Time
978-1-4196-9454-7
MIAMI FL

George Anne Clay
Why DOn’t I Have A Daddy? A Story of Donor Conception
http://www.authorhouse.com/Bookstore/BookStoreSearchResults.aspx?SearchType=smpl&SearchTerm=why%20don’t%20I%20have%20a%20daddy
Oak Park IL

Linda Foggo Franks
5 is a Magic Number!
http://www.amazon.com/Magic-Number-Linda-Foggo-Franks/dp/189740378X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1239546959&sr=1-1 "> http://www.amazon.com/Magic-Number-Linda-Foggo-Franks/dp/189740378X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1239546959&sr=1-1
Paget

William C. Marks
Rhyme
http://www.mpcpress.com/to-order/ http://www.mpcpress.com/to-order/ San Francisco CA

Mark J. Bingham
Woolie
www.amazon.com
Honeyville UT

Deanna Wundrow
Corky Is Not Aftaid
San Diego CA

E. Joseph Denham
Clara Cloud and the Lemonade Stand
Exton PA

Thomas F. Siems
The Dangerous Pet
www.thedangerouspet.com
Carrollton TX

Susan Bonestroo
Jeta, For Horse Lovers
www.me.com/jetatheart
Stillwater MN

Crista Stewart
The Little Frog
www.cristastewartslittlefrog.com
McMurray PA

Alicia Curiel
Aletheia, The Magic Butterfly
www.amazon.com
Weston FL

Tanya Nehmelman
Spicy Mac
www.geocities
Yorkville IL

Margaret Cooper
The Christmas Horse
www.amazon.com
Chicago IL

Ernst Aebi
If There Were Holes In The Sky
www.amazon.com
New York NY

Gula Palmer
Children’s Poems & Rhymes
www.barnesandnoble.com
San Jose CA

Nicole Weaver
Marie and Her Friend the Sea Turtle
Centennial CO

Ryke Leigh Douglas
Molly The Trolly And Bud
www.rykeleighdouglasbooks.com
Sinking Spring PA

Karen D. Cuthrell
Meet the Feeling Friends
www.meetthefeelingfriends.com
Washington DC

Patricia A. Walker
Rachel Moves To A Little Farm
www.xlibris.com
Spirit Lake ID

Jerry Wermund
Soil More Than Just Dirt
www.rockonpub.com
Buda TX

Patti Scruggs-Hirst
Rocky Mountain Snow Ghosts
www.rockymountainsnowghosts.com
Whitefish MT

Ginger DeVine
Hooray for the Circus
www.amazon.com
Azusa CA

Valerie DelaCruz
Tooth Fairy Come To Me
www.amazon.com
Niskayuna NY

Sarah J. Menning
Hush, Little One
Sioux Falls SD

Julia MacArthur, Steve MacArthur
Mulangi’s Smile
Calgaray AB

Erik Korhel
My Tooth Fell In My Soup and Other Poems
www.mytoothfellinmysoup-wrodpress.com
Maple Valley WA

Cleo Lampos
Grandpa’s Remembering Clock
"> Oak Lawn IL

LeMelle Frazier
Little Old Lady in the Hood
www.trafford.com
Houston TX

Sue & Dick Kievit
Brian the Brave
"> Pittsford NY

Eben Thorpe/Keith, Yasmin John-Thorpe
Hammer and Shadow Adventure In Outer Space
www.penwriters.com
Penticton BC

Gabriel Bench
Ester Bunny
www.humblebeebooks.com
Lake Stevens WA

Linda D. Meyer
The Kid in My Closet
www.amazon.com
Snohomish WA

Linda D. Meyer
The Kid in My Closet
www.amazon.com
Snohomish WA

Donna McGarry
Zodiacts Aries Adventure Camp on Camping on
www.lulu.com/content4116835
Nyack NY

Kenneth Danczyk
Grandpa’s Farm
Stevens Point WI

Ellen Nibali
The Secret of St. Nicholas
www.fairlandbooks.com
W Friendship MD

Goska Hausdorff
Emma the Roly Poly
www.xlibris.com/Emma.html
Carmel Valley CA

Dan Donovan
A Christmas Tail!
authorhouse.com
Edgewater MD

Maggie Pagratis
You’ve Got Me Wishing for Wishes Again
http://www.lulu.com/content/638409
Dorval, Quebec

Dalida Lim
Save Now, Enjoy Later
https://www.createspace.com/3347514 "> https://www.createspace.com/3347514
Bellflower CA

Paul Samuels
Where is Christmas?
http://www.amazon.com/Where-Christmas-Paul-Samuels/dp/1439213046/ref=cm_cr_pr_pb_i
Roswell GA

Gibson Holub
Do Narwhals Have Blowholes?
http://www.donarwhalshaveblowholes.com/ "> http://www.donarwhalshaveblowholes.com/
Seattle WA

Melissa & Lexy Webb
Zoe The Earless Kitten "The Adoption"
www.zoetheearlesscat.com "> www.zoetheearlesscat.com
Sarita TX

Jo Ann Kairys
Princess Secrets
www.princesssecretsjada.com
Holmdel NJ

Michael P. Callahan
Daddy Daddy, It’s Time For Bed!
http://www.authorhouse.com/Bookstore/ItemDetail.aspx?bookid=55574
Cutler Bay FL

Jill Kingwell
I Love You So
http://www.authorhouse.com/AuthorCenter/Protected/BookHome.aspx?bookID=59035
windsor CA

Sherry Sharp
Annie’s Bell
www.rosedogbookstore.com "> www.rosedogbookstore.com
Caseyville IL

Norman and Jane Giddan
Grackles Of Green Grove
www.xlibris.com
Carrollton TX

Audrey Smith
The Halloween Misfits
www.audreyproductions.com
Las Vegas NV

Nancy Rustici
Happy’s Holidays
Pawcatuck CT

Jewell Douglas
Daddy’s Away
www.daddysaway.com
Lexington KY

Beth Hirschfield
What’s Eating You, Girls ‘n Boysenberries?
www.amazon.com
Chicago IL

Kathleen Golden
Si the Siamese
www.sithesiamese.com
Milwaukee WI

Kelly Fisher
The Most Beautiful Color of ALL
www.coldtreepress.com
Bern Switzerland

Linda Hayes
Grandma’s First Computer
www.lulu.com/content/4355338
New Castle DE

Marie Elmen
Charlie The Canary Who Couldn’t Sing
www.marieelmenbooks.com
Bohemia NY

Stephanie J. Corum
Goats With Coats
www.authorhouse.com
Williamsport MD

Jodi Cardin
Bernice’s Bad Hair Days
www.jodicardin.com
Lititz PA

Peggy Krause
Finding My Molly
www.amazon.com
Elgin IL

Angelica Joy
My Cat, MERIGOLD
www.angelicajoybooks.com
Stratford CT

Ella McCloskey
Johnny and the Beast
www.tophatpress.com
Romeo MI

C. Fran Card
Ceana Has CP
www.ceanahascp.com
Okemos MI

Sharon Ray
Jumping The Grate
www.sharonraybooks.com
Durango CO

Larry Powalisz
The Island Treasure Hunt
www.amazon.com
Issaquah WA

Carol McCloud and Katherine Martin
fill a bucket A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children
www.bucketfillers101.com
Brighton MI

Ruth Mugridge Snodgrass
The Magical Merry-Go-Round
www.amazon.com
Dover OH

Faith Frances Berlin
Sprucie’s Christmas Dream
www.xlibris.com
San Diego CA

Mary Lou Rosien
I Love You More Than ANYTHING!!
N Chili NY

Cheri Moser
The Gift That Keeps on Giving
www.xlibris.com
Seymour IN

Cheri Moser
The Adventures of Fred & Ned in Haiti
www.xlibris.com
Seymour IN

Cornell P. Landry
Goodnight NOLA
www.amazon.com
Gretna LA

Kathy Brodsky
The Inside Story
www.helpingwords.com
Manchester NH

Pamela Tuck
The Adventure of Sheldon, the Mushroom
Boyertown PA

Marylin Kitchen
Dream Travels
978-1-934379-47-9
Denver CO

Dawn Menge
Queen Vernitas Visitors
www.outskirtspress.com/dawnmenge
pinon hills CA

Dana Milligan
When Dragons Drool
www.whendragonsdrool.com Austin TX

Sandra Maddox and Peg Rose
Tiffany and the Talking Frog
Newport Coast CA

Craig T. Feigh
Little Bit & Big Byte, A Day at the Beach
www.craigfeigh.com
Overland Park KS

Becky Due
Blue the Bird, On Flying
http://www.becky-due.com/Becky-Dues-Books.html
Loveland CO

Teri Kaminski Peterson
The Big Book of Exclamations
http://thebigbookofexclamations.com "> http://thebigbookofexclamations.com
Brainerd MN

Lois Beckford
The Interesting Pen Pal
www.theinterestingpenpal.com "> www.theinterestingpenpal.com
Homestead FL

Anthony M.T. Majewski
Dogs Move Too! From Max’s Point of View
www.readwithmax.com
Grosse Pointe Woods MI

Stephen C. Healy
Restaurant Personality
www.sleeptighttonight.com
Charlotte NC

Cheryl Zuzo
Being Bella: Discovering How to Be Proud of Your Best
cherylzuzobooks.com
Canton MI

David Burnett
I Wonder What Lives Way Up There
www.amazon.com
collierville TN

Michael D. Scott
King of Dilly Dally
www.michaeldscottboks.com
Chelsea MI

Juliette Gleaton Hill
World Of Decisions
Decatur GA

Julie Surface Johnson
Over Coffee (We Shared Our Secrets)
www.winepressbooks.com
Portland OR

Category Winners and Entrants

Grand Prize Winner
Children’s
Young Adult (YA)
Genre Fiction
Inspirational
Life Stories
Mainstream Fiction
Nonfiction
Poetry
Reference
Humor

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