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

Announcing the Children's winners of the 17th Annual Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards.
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Children's Picture BooksCategory

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
MaplewoodMN

Todd Schwartz
This Bear and That Bear
BoulderCO

BONNIE CUZZOLINO
LETTER OF LOVE FROM CHINA
www.plumblossombooks.com
WESTFIELDNJ

Karen Gustafson
My Mongolia
OakdaleMN

Entrants:
Naana Kyereboah
Soul Name
www.nabinava.com
MidlothianVA

Colleen Frye
A Nun of That!
www.nunofthat.com
BridgewaterMA

Molly A Jelic
The Dirty Old Hat
RockwallTX

Carl J Schutt
Remembering Oakley
www.RememberingOakley.com
AstoriaNY

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

B.J. Ryan
Journey to Red Pine Lake
FredericksburgVA

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

Jeannine Klock
The Day That Sami Moved In
Grand IslandNY

Sheila Dobbie
The Beautiful Bird From Birdburgville
New AlbanyOH

Mary Gessel Magill
Where Are The Salmon Going?
San DiegoCA

Christen Prete
The Great Penguini
www.authorhouse.com
PoughkeepsieNY

Deborah Oelrich
Animals
www.amazon.com
HamiltonOH

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

Amy McDuffie
The Rule of Hats
www.theruleofhats.com
CincinnatiOH

Lynn Montgomery
BUTT UGLY
zuzupetalsbooks.com
Santa BarbaraCA

Jennifer Swanson
Penny and Rio: The Mysterious Backyard Meeting
JacksonvilleFL

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

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

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

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 MesaCA

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

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

Deborah S. Burch
God's Greatest Gift
www.godsgreatesgift.net
ManchesterMI

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 ParkKS

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

Tina Turbin
Danny The Dragon Meets Jimmy
www.dannythedragon.com
DunedinFL

K W McCardell
Bible Rhymes' Noah And the Ark
www.biblerhymes.com
Shelby TownshipMI

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

Myrna Guymer
The Canadian Shield Alphabet
www.yournickelsworth.com
Denare BeachSaskatchewan

Larry Friend
Icy The Iceberg
www.outskirtpress.com
ParkerCO

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

Susan Gieryic
My Cat For All Seasons
AlbanyNY

Carol Rhodes
Gene the Pumpkin Man
www.outskirtpress.com
ParkerCO

Marilyn McMahon
Rex Finally Finds a Friend
Franklin ParkNJ

Richard Allen
The All About Children/Kids Book
LindenNJ

K W McCardell
Bible Rhymes' Christmas Story
www.biblerhymes.com
Shelby TownshipMI

Richard Lollar
Butterfly
www.trafford.com
BullheadAZ

Susan E Lindsley & Tina L Christiansen
Maya's Journey Home
www.suitematespublishing.com
OakdaleNY

Richard L Stein
Maybe Mice (maybe not)
MinsterOH

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

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

Sarah O Hammock
You Can't Get Into More Trouble Than Gator Pervis!!!
BradentonFL

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

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

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

Janet Ritchie
Rember That I Love You
www.authorhouse.comwww.authorhouse.comMontrealQuebec

Connie Johnson
Baby Jenna
IndianapolisIN

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

Christa J Carpenter
Nicholas, That's Ridiculous: "A Story About Being a Boy:
MaitlandFL

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
VeniceFL

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

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
DenverCO

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

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

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

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

Dawn Aldrich
Auntie's House
www.DawnAldrich.com
WallingfordCT

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
LynchburgVA

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

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

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

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
ManvilleNJ

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

Kathryn Otoshi
ONE
www.kokidsbooks.com
San RafaelCA

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

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

Deborah S. Burch
Guided by Grace 2nd book of God's Greatest Gift - the series
www.godsgreatesgift.net
ManchesterMI

Zina Kramer
Hugging Grandma
http://nelsonpublishingandmarketing.com
Bloomfield HillsMI

Barbara Bechler
Christmas At Gran Annie's Cottage
Show LowAZ

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
NewarkDE

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

Kristie Finnan
Mommy's High Heel Shoes
www.amazon.com
DoylestownPA

Judy LaJoie
Mom Says I'm Sweet, I Have Diabetes
www.amazon.com
BrooklynNY

George A. Allen
The Ant That Wouldn't Work
www.amazon.com/books
DaingerfieldTX

Janet Hayward Burnham
A Week Ago Cat
www.mylittlejessiepress.com
BethelVermont

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

Mark A. Johnson
Little Fish Lou
www.outskirtspress.com
DaytonNV

Carla Burke
I Spy a Dragonfly
www.booklocker.com
San AntonioTX

Elaine Fantle Shimberg
Helga the Hippopotamouse
www.amazon.com
TampaFL

Rebecca Matthews
Bobby and the Flies
www.amazon.com
WaterfordMI

James E. Tague
The Krankel Family
www.jamesetague.com
Drexel HillPA

Terry I. Miles
A Christmas Carousel of Children's Stories
www.amazon.com
GulfportMS

Madeline Kaplan
Planet Earth Gets Well
New YorkNY

Madeline Kaplan
Planet Earth Gets Well
www.planetearthgetswell.com
New YorkNY

Patricia M. Albrecht
There's A House In My Mouth
www.xlibris.com
New PhiladelphiaOH

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 ManorNY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ParkIL

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 FranciscoCA

Mark J. Bingham
Woolie
www.amazon.com
HoneyvilleUT

Deanna Wundrow
Corky Is Not Aftaid
San DiegoCA

E. Joseph Denham
Clara Cloud and the Lemonade Stand
ExtonPA

Thomas F. Siems
The Dangerous Pet
www.thedangerouspet.com
CarrolltonTX

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

Crista Stewart
The Little Frog
www.cristastewartslittlefrog.com
McMurrayPA

Alicia Curiel
Aletheia, The Magic Butterfly
www.amazon.com
WestonFL

Tanya Nehmelman
Spicy Mac
www.geocities
YorkvilleIL

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

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

Gula Palmer
Children's Poems & Rhymes
www.barnesandnoble.com
San JoseCA

Nicole Weaver
Marie and Her Friend the Sea Turtle
CentennialCO

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

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 LakeID

Jerry Wermund
Soil More Than Just Dirt
www.rockonpub.com
BudaTX

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

Ginger DeVine
Hooray for the Circus
www.amazon.com
AzusaCA

Valerie DelaCruz
Tooth Fairy Come To Me
www.amazon.com
NiskayunaNY

Sarah J. Menning
Hush, Little One
Sioux FallsSD

Julia MacArthur, Steve MacArthur
Mulangi's Smile
CalgarayAB

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

Cleo Lampos
Grandpa's Remembering Clock
">Oak LawnIL

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

Sue & Dick Kievit
Brian the Brave
">PittsfordNY

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

Gabriel Bench
Ester Bunny
www.humblebeebooks.com
Lake StevensWA

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

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

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

Kenneth Danczyk
Grandpa's Farm
Stevens PointWI

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

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

Dan Donovan
A Christmas Tail!
authorhouse.com
EdgewaterMD

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
BellflowerCA

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

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

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

Jo Ann Kairys
Princess Secrets
www.princesssecretsjada.com
HolmdelNJ

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

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

Sherry Sharp
Annie's Bell
www.rosedogbookstore.com">www.rosedogbookstore.com
CaseyvilleIL

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

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

Nancy Rustici
Happy's Holidays
PawcatuckCT

Jewell Douglas
Daddy's Away
www.daddysaway.com
LexingtonKY

Beth Hirschfield
What's Eating You, Girls 'n Boysenberries?
www.amazon.com
ChicagoIL

Kathleen Golden
Si the Siamese
www.sithesiamese.com
MilwaukeeWI

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

Linda Hayes
Grandma's First Computer
www.lulu.com/content/4355338
New CastleDE

Marie Elmen
Charlie The Canary Who Couldn't Sing
www.marieelmenbooks.com
BohemiaNY

Stephanie J. Corum
Goats With Coats
www.authorhouse.com
WilliamsportMD

Jodi Cardin
Bernice's Bad Hair Days
www.jodicardin.com
LititzPA

Peggy Krause
Finding My Molly
www.amazon.com
ElginIL

Angelica Joy
My Cat, MERIGOLD
www.angelicajoybooks.com
StratfordCT

Ella McCloskey
Johnny and the Beast
www.tophatpress.com
RomeoMI

C. Fran Card
Ceana Has CP
www.ceanahascp.com
OkemosMI

Sharon Ray
Jumping The Grate
www.sharonraybooks.com
DurangoCO

Larry Powalisz
The Island Treasure Hunt
www.amazon.com
IssaquahWA

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

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

Faith Frances Berlin
Sprucie's Christmas Dream
www.xlibris.com
San DiegoCA

Mary Lou Rosien
I Love You More Than ANYTHING!!
N ChiliNY

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

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

Cornell P. Landry
Goodnight NOLA
www.amazon.com
GretnaLA

Kathy Brodsky
The Inside Story
www.helpingwords.com
ManchesterNH

Pamela Tuck
The Adventure of Sheldon, the Mushroom
BoyertownPA

Marylin Kitchen
Dream Travels
978-1-934379-47-9
DenverCO

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

Dana Milligan
When Dragons Drool
www.whendragonsdrool.comAustinTX

Sandra Maddox and Peg Rose
Tiffany and the Talking Frog
Newport CoastCA

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

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

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

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

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

Stephen C. Healy
Restaurant Personality
www.sleeptighttonight.com
CharlotteNC

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

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

Michael D. Scott
King of Dilly Dally
www.michaeldscottboks.com
ChelseaMI

Juliette Gleaton Hill
World Of Decisions
DecaturGA

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