News from Yvonne

Gold and Silver!

April 2, 2013

Silver_Moonbeam_LowRThe Super Simple Sumi-e book has won a Silver medal in the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards in November, 2012 in the Art and Crafts Activity book category! This is a great honor – the sumi pandas are following in their dragon cousin’s footsteps since Dragon Fire, Ocean Mist won a Bronze medal in the same competition in 2009. Presented by Jenkins Group and Independent Publisher magazine, the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are designed to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to support childhood literacy and life-long reading.

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And following the silver medal, Super Simple Sumi-e won a Gold medal of Excellence in the Mom’s Choice Awards in December, 2012 in the Activities, Crafts and Hobbies category! Mom’s Choice Awards honor excellence in family-friendly media, products and services.

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Yvonne Palka of Minneapolis, Minn., is an award-winning author and artist.

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