children’s books: 5 Articles

KIDS!! Vote for Your Favorite Books!

GREAT NEWS! Three of our books are finalists in this year’s KIDS’ BOOK CHOICE AWARDS. The awards are organized by the Children’s Book Council. The Kids' Book Choice Awards are the only national awards that are chosen by kids. Please, encourage your kids to vote for their favorite books in several categories. Voting will end November 13.  VOTE HERE! Magination Press finalists by category are: For Favorite Book Cover:  All the Feelings Under the Sun: How to Deal With Climate Change, by Leslie Davenport, cover by Jessica Smith All the Feelings Under the Sun: How to Deal With Climate Change is a timely, thoughtful book that will help young readers work through their feelings of anxiety about climate change. Through informative text and activities, the book gives children age-appropriate information about the climate crisis and gives them the tools they need to manage their anxiety and work toward making change.   For Best Info Meets Graphic:  Big Brain Book: How It Works and All Its Quirks, by Leanne Boucher Gill This is a fun primer on psychology and neuroscience that makes complex psychological phenomenon and neural mechanisms relatable to kids through illustrations, interesting factoids, and more. For Favorite World Changer:  The Heroes from The Hero Handbook, by Matt Langdon Heroes take chances, do hard things, and sometimes even change the world. To become a hero, kids can surround themselves with supportive people, boost their self-esteem and self-awareness, find their passion, and have the courage make things happen. This book shows them how to be the hero of their own story and discover their own hero journey. What makes a hero? Activists, advocates, allies, and friends. Sometimes heroes are our parents, teachers, or siblings. The truth is, heroes are inside everyone, and kids can and discover their inner hero, too!

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KIDS!! Vote for Your Favorite Books! 2022-09-17T19:15:30-04:00

Your Vote Matters: Magination Press and the Kids’ Choice Awards

Kids! Vote for your favorite books and characters!  Great news! Five Magination Press titles have earned spots in four categories in the 2022 Kids' Book Choice Awards from The Children’s Book Council.  Vote NOW through August 20th to help Magination Press books make it the finals. Vote for your favorite five books or characters in each category. You can see the overall program here, but use the links below to vote.  Ages 4-7: Favorite Illustrated Character Ella from Pockets Full of Rocks by Yair Engelberg and illustrated by MacKenzie Haley Vote for your favorite illustrated characters here.    Ages 8 - 11 Best Info Meets Graphic          Big Brain Book: How it Works and All Its Quirks by Leanne Boucher Gill Psychology for Kids: The Science of the Mind and Behavior, by Jacqueline B. Toner and Claire A. B. Freeland Vote for your best info meets graphics books here.   Ages 8-11 Favorite World Changers Characters from The Hero Handbook, by Matt Langdon Vote for your favorite world changers here. Ages 12-14 Favorite Book Cover All the Feelings Under the Sun by Leslie Davenport, illustrated by Jessica Smith Vote for your favorite book covers here.  Vote Now!

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Your Vote Matters: Magination Press and the Kids’ Choice Awards 2022-08-02T14:21:29-04:00

We Made It To the Finals! Vote to Help Us Win!

More great news! Three Magination Press books have made it to the finals of the Children’s Book Council’s Kids’ Book Choice Awards in three categories.  We need your help! Through November 14th kids, ages 3-18, are invited to vote for their favorites in each category.   Voting is at where you’ll see Magination Press books in these categories: Age 3-8: Best Picture Book Duo Carrie Lara and Christine Battuz, creators of The Heart of Mi Familia  The Heart of Mi Familia is a companion to Marvelous Maravilloso: Me and My Beautiful Family.    Age 3-8: Favorite Early Reader Series Feel Better Books Series by Leah Bowen and Holly Brochmann,  illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez Titles Include: A Feel Better Book for Little Sports A Feel Better Book for Little Poopers A Feel Better Book For Little Tears A Feel Better Book for Little Tempers A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers Age 3-8: Favorite Illustrated Character Bentley Bee from Bee Heartful: Spread Loving-Kindness by Frank J. Sileo, PhD,  illustrated by Claire Keay  Other Bentley Bee Books include: Bee Calm: The Buzz on Yoga Bee Still: An Invitation to Mediation Encourage kids to vote!

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We Made It To the Finals! Vote to Help Us Win! 2021-09-30T12:43:10-04:00