Posts with tag: "picture books"

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ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT is a Foreword Reviews INDIEFAB Book Awards Finalist
March 10, 2016
ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT is a Foreword Reviews INDIEFAB Book Awards Finalist

March 10, 2016FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Stacy B. Davids, Ph.D., Email: info@upswingpress.comANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT is a Foreword Reviews’ 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist!North Miami Beach, FL—Today, Upswing Press is pleased to announce ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT has been recognized as a finalist in 2 picture book categories of the 18th annual Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards.Each year, Foreword Reviews shines a light on a select group of indie publishers, university presses, and self-published authors whose work stands out from the crowd. In the next three months, a panel of more than 100 volunteer librarians and booksellers will ...

Tomboy picture book, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT, is Mom's Choice Awards GOLD recipient
March 03, 2016
ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT is a Foreword Reviews INDIEFAB Book Awards Finalist

March 3, 2016FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Stacy B. Davids, Ph.D.; Email: info@upswingpress.comThe Mom’s Choice Awards Names ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT Among the Best in Family-Friendly ProductsSummary: Upswing Press is honored to announce that the picture book, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT, has earned the prestigious GOLD Mom’s Choice Award®. Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of evaluators, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT is deemed to be among the best products for families.Full Release:The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT as among the best in family-friendly books. The evaluation process uses a methodology in which books are scored on a number of ...

Review: 5 of 5 Stars for ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT
January 13, 2016
ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT is a Foreword Reviews INDIEFAB Book Awards Finalist

Happy news! My picture book, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT, received 5 stars from San Francisco Book Review!ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRTBy Stacy B. Davids • Rachael Balsaitis, IllustratorUpswing Press, $16.95, 32 pages, Format: Hard5 of 5 Stars!Annie loves wearing her plaid shirt. She wears it everywhere, all the time. Her mom insists she wear a dress to her uncle’s wedding, because it’s expected girls wear dresses...I’m not sure if it’s the red plaid, the ‘comfort’ of the shirt, or a girl standing up for herself and figuring out a way to wear her favorite shirt–or all three, but I LOVED this story! It’s a simple story, empowering, and Annie is ...

My book, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT, is a #1 New Release in Children's Tolerance
November 27, 2015
ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT is a Foreword Reviews INDIEFAB Book Awards Finalist

Need a gift idea?  My picture book, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT, is a #1 New Release on Amazon in the category of Children's Tolerance!  Please check out the pic:The book is available at Amazon. SIGNED and PERSONALIZED copies of ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT can be purchased at www.upswingpress.com. ISBN#: 978-0-692-51245-6Stacy B. Davids, Ph.D. (@stacybdavids) is an author, psychologist, and indie publisher at Upswing Press. Find out more.

Book Signing Pix for Gender-themed Picture Book
November 09, 2015
ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT is a Foreword Reviews INDIEFAB Book Awards Finalist

Hello! Please indulge me as I share a few pictures from the booksigning of my indie published picture book, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT!  Themes include gender norms, individuality, and self-esteem.  At the event, my mom gave me a heartfelt introduction:During my speech, I discussed how I got started in this crazy business of writing and publishing.  Being a part of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and leading my own SCBWI critique group has had a major impact on my life.  I also described how I came to the decision to independently publish this special book, and I explained some of the ...