Monday, July 30, 2012

The Mom’s Choice Awards® Names I LOVE YOU, BE CAREFUL by authors Judy Snider and Joan Dickow Among Best in Family-Friendly Products


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The Mom’s Choice Awards® Names I LOVE YOU, BE CAREFUL by authors Judy Snider and Joan Dickow Among Best in Family-Friendly Products (or Services)

The Mom's Choice Awards® has named I LOVE YOU, BE CAREFUL by authors Judy Snider and Joan Dickow among the best in family-friendly media, products and services.

Heartwarming and Uplifting Picture Book for Children and Adults


I LOVE YOU, BE CAREFUL
Co-authors: Judy Snider and Joan Dickow
Illustrations by Cady B. Driver

List $15.47 (originally $21.32)print
List $3.99 eBook
Paperback 40 pages Also available in Kindle and Nook
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation (September 27, 2010)
ISBN-10: 1453561153
ISBN-13:  978-1453561157 (print)
ASIN: B005K1ZSXS (eBook)

About the Book:
From the moment we are born, someone is telling us to be careful. No matter what country we call home or what language we speak, I Love You, Be Careful—a picture book that is also designed to be a gift book for adults and children alike—shares these word that follow us our entire lives. The beautiful illustrations capture poignant memories and cause one to reflect on all the “Be Careful” moments in life and smile.

I Love You, Be Careful can be experienced in two ways. The book can be purchased as a print version (in hard or soft cover) for personal use or as a gift. You can also send as an eBook/Card from Amazon.com, Smashword, B&N or wherever eBooks are sold. (Note: There is a page to personalize it as a gift for adults or children.)

Co-authored by sisters Joan Dickow and Judy Snider, the idea of I Love You, Be Careful started from a telephone conversation one day when the sisters talked about wanting their loved ones to be safe and know how much they are loved.

About the Authors:
Judy Snider lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia with her husband, Gil and two silly cats. She is the author of the CWA award-winning children’s picture book, Goldy’s Baby Socks and one of a team of authors who wrote, The Scared Purse.

“No matter whether it was our grown kids, husbands or other loved ones our love and concern for them inspired us to write this book,” states Judy Snider.

Joan Dickow is a 20-year breast cancer survivor, a mother, grandmother, wife, friend and sister. She finds that there is beauty all around her and all her good moments and stressful moments inspire her. She lives in Berkley, Michigan with her husband, Fred and their cat, Coffee. This is her first book and she is currently working on her second picture book, The Porch Fairy.

Joan Dickow stated, “Everyday moments in my life inspire me!” 

I Love You, Be Careful makes you think about all of the times that a loved one goes off to school, play or work, and you say, “I Love You, Be Careful!" It opens discussion for children to talk and ask questions, and each page presents a different 'be careful' moment for the reader to contemplate. Lighthearted and sweet, this book would be a lovely addition to any library. Cady B. Driver does the book’s beautiful illustrations.

Sneak a peek at the official I Love You, Be Careful trailer done by SFC Book & Event Trailers at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSeCNnutZ80

You can find out more I Love You, Be Careful, and Judy Snider & Joan Dickow at http://iloveyoubecareful.com

Visit the World of Ink Virtual Tour and read reviews, interviews and more at http://storiesforchildren.tripod.com/worldofinknetwork/judy-snider-joan-dickow-april-11.html 

About Mom’s Choice Awards:
The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) is an international awards program that recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services.

Parents, educators, librarians and retailers look for the Mom’s Choice Awards Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality materials for children and families.

An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS’s Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling author, Priscilla Dunstan, creator of the Dunstan Baby Language; Patricia Rossi, host of NBC’s Manners Minute; Dr. Letitia S. Wright, D.C., host of the Wright Place™ TV Show; and Catherine Witcher, M.Ed., special needs expert and founder of Precision Education, Inc.

MCA judges are bound by a strict code of ethics, which ensures expert and objective analysis free from any manufacturer association. The evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost.

To be considered for an award, each entrant submits five identical samples of a product. Entries are matched to judges in the MCA database. Judges perform a thorough analysis and submit a detailed assessment. Results are compiled and submitted to the MCA Executive Committee for final approval.

The end result is a list of the best in family-friendly media, products and services that parents and educators can feel confident in using.

For more information on the awards program and the honorees, visit MomsChoiceAwards.com.

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