So Many Animals! Receives Silver Award from Mom’s Choice Awards

So Many Animals! A Child’s Book of Poetry, an anthology of poems about animals, each with its own coloring-book-style illustration, recently received a Silver Award from the Mom’s Choice Awards. Kirkus Reviews called the book “A delightful poetry anthology that readers of all ages will enjoy.” The book was featured at Midtown Reader’s Kidtown Story & Craft Time on April 15. Editor M.R. Street and illustrator Barbara Psimas introduced the kids to several forms of poetry safari and led a fun bookmark-making craft.

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Uncle Buster is Children’s Book of the Year!

Susan Koehler’s middle-grade novel, Nobody Kills Uncle Buster and Gets Away with It, won first place in the Royal Palm Literary Awards, but that wasn’t the biggest news of the evening at the Florida Writers Association’s annual awards banquet. Uncle Buster went on to be named FWA’s Children’s Book of the Year! Congratulations, Susan!

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Bring Home the Bling!

Zelle Andrews and Susan Koehler received Gold and Silver medals at the Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) Book Awards on July 30. Zelle won with The Adventures of Surf Dude, the Dog of Ochlockonee Bay and Susan placed with Nobody Kills Uncle Buster and Gets Away with It. Now it’s on to the Royal Palm Literary Awards, where both are semi-finalists! Congratulations, Zelle and Susan!


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