2019 Best Book Awards, Winner - Children's Novelty & Gift Book
Along Came a Monster, The Monster's Transport by Donna Pirone Bauer and Angela Pirone
LOS ANGELES – American Book Fest has announced the winners and finalists of The 2019 Best Book Awards on November 13, 2019. Winners and finalists were announced in over 90 categories. Awards were presented for titles published in 2017-2019.
Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of American Book Fest said this year’s contest yielded over 2,000 entries from mainstream and independent publishers.
Keen says of the awards, now in their seventeenth year, “The 2019 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the United States. With a full publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of the Best Book Awards, this year’s winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage for the upcoming holiday retail season.”
Winners and finalists traversed the publishing landscape: HarperCollins, Penguin/Random House, Simon and Schuster, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, TarcherPerigee, New World Library, Hay House, Rowman & Littlefield and hundreds of Independent Houses contribute to this year’s outstanding competition!
Keen adds, “Our success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”
American Book Fest has an active social media presence with over 138,000 current Facebook fans.
- MOM’S CHOICE AWARD WINNER: Selected by Moms like YOU for a nighttime story to help your child overcome their fear of Monsters! Beautifully illustrated by award winning illustrator Lorraine Dey; Illustrations were featured at the prestigious 2018 Bologna Italy Children’s Book Fair.
- PARENTS, GET YOUR SLEEP BACK AGAIN!: Our unique way of solving this childhood rite of passage is working time and time again. Your child takes the LEAD role in the act of removing their fear.
- INCLUDES 2 MAGICAL GIFTS: Made in the USA with child safety testing performed in the USA, you receive the Book, The Magical Monster’s Transport Box and Window Sticker (an easily removable window cling)…everything you need to help your child.
- ENCOURAGES CREATIVITY & ENHANCES QUALITY TIME WITH YOUR CHILD: Imagine, color and personalize YOUR Monster’s Transport Box and Window Sticker to help YOUR Monster go home.
- WHY THIS WORKS SO WELL: We acknowledge the Monster exists and empower the child to become the caretaker for THEIR Monster. Some kids have grown to love their Monster and want them to come back!