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Baxter's Corner Book Receives Mom's Choice Award

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Baxter's Corner Book Receives Mom's Choice Award

Baxter’s Corner® is honored to announce that its newest book, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award®. Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of MCA evaluators and deemed to be among the best of Juvenile Books for families.  The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named Baxter’s Corner’s® newest book, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out, as among the best in family-friendly media, products and services. The MCA 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. "We...

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Join us for storytime at A Reader's Corner Bookstore June 10th

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Join us for storytime at A Reader's Corner Bookstore June 10th

A Reader's Corner Bookstore and Baxter's Corner invite you to a special "Storytime Saturday" on Saturday, June 10th at 11 a.m. at the bookstore located at 2044 Frankfort Avenue in Louisville. Author Linda Baker will read Oakley in Knots with the help of her puppet friend, Oakley the Octopus, and will lead everyone in a fun activity! Better yet, $1.00 of each book sale will be donated to Home of the Innocents. It is polite to shake hands when meeting new people. But which had should an eight-handed octopus use? Oakley the Octopus is worried about being different. His teacher,...

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Working together to create something beautiful

Working together to create something beautiful

"Working together to create something beautiful," That's how The Cabbage Patch Settlement House described the spring break art camp for led by Baxter's Corner. From an article by the Patch:"Working together to create beauty – what a wonderful lesson to teach a child! During Spring Break at The Patch, art camp focused on collaborative creativity, with our friends from Baxter’s Corner leading the fun." To read the full article, click here.

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Baxter's Corner featured in "Derby City Storytime"

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Baxter's Corner featured in "Derby City Storytime"

Baxter's Corner, was featured as part of "Derby City Storytime," in the April 13, 2017, edition of The Voice-Tribune. Reporter Tonya Abeln writes, "If you’ve ever found yourself muttering, “Kids these days…” you’ll be thrilled with the mission of Baxter’s Corner, a new Louisville-based company whose mission is to use creativity and storytelling to affect behavior choices. Their motto, “Building Character Is Child’s Play,” serves to open discussion between children and adults about values and ethical topics that challenge today’s society." The recently released “Gerome Sticks His Neck Out,” adds to that line of Baxter’s Corner’s values-based children’s books. Gerome...

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Baxter's Corner leads spring break art camp

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Baxter's Corner leads spring break art camp

It was all art, all the time, during 2017 Spring Break week when Baxter's Corner led an art camp for children ages 8 to 13 at The Cabbage Patch Settlement House in Louisville, Ky., which serves at-risk youth and their families.  This was the fifth camp that illustrator Mary Ellen Stottmann and author Linda Baker have led for The Patch. Together, Baker and Stottmann write and illustrate a series of children's books as partners of Baxter's Corner. "We love working with the kids at The Patch," said Ms. Stottmann, or Chief Crayon, her company title. "With the goal of inspiring budding young artists...

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