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Baxter’s Corner® Recognized As 2019 Independent Press Award Distinguished Favorite

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Baxter’s Corner® Recognized As 2019 Independent Press Award Distinguished Favorite

Gerome Sticks His Neck Out Stands Out in Two Categories: Children’s Inspirational/Motivational and Picture Book - PreSchool The Independent Press Awards® has presented Baxter’s Corner’s® book, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out, with two Distinguished Favorite recognitions in the categories of Children’s Inspirational/Motivational and Picture Book – Pre-School.  "We are thrilled to earn these distinctions,” said Gerome Sticks His Neck Out author L.S.V. Baker. “This is further validation of our mission to create magical stories that are meaningful so that we help shape the character and values of young children.” Baxter’s Corner books are illustrated by M.E.B. Stottmann. In Gerome Sticks...

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The Mom’s Choice Awards® Names Baxter’s Corner Books Among the Best Family-Friendly Education Products

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The Mom’s Choice Awards® Names Baxter’s Corner Books Among the Best Family-Friendly Education Products

Louisville, KY (September 6, 2018) – Baxter’s Corner® is honored to announce that its collection of six children’s books with matching products have earned the prestigious Gold Mom’s Choice Award (MCA). Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of MCA evaluators, the books have been deemed to be among the best educational products for families. The five Baxter’s Corner books to earn the Mom’s Choice Award for 2018 are Ellema Sneezes, Oakley in Knots, Sideways Fred, What a Tree It Will Be! and Ally Alone. The sixth book, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out, earned the Mom’s Choice Award in 2017....

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Baxter's Corner Book Selected for 2018 Kentucky Book Fair

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Baxter's Corner Book Selected for 2018 Kentucky Book Fair

The Kentucky Humanities Council has selected a children’s book published by Louisville-based Baxter’s Corner to be part of the 2018 Kentucky Book Fair scheduled for the Kentucky Horse Park, November 17, 2018. Written by Chief Pencil (author) Linda Baker and illustrated by Chief Crayon (illustrator) and Baxter’s Corner Managing Partner Mary Ellen Stottmann, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out is the story of a shy giraffe who chooses to step out of his comfort zone to help someone who is being bullied. Along the way, he discovers the benefits of his height and makes a new friend. Gerome Sticks His Neck...

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Baxter's Corner Book Receives International Book Excellence Award

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Baxter's Corner Book Receives International Book Excellence Award

Literary Excellence Incorporated, founder and sponsor of the Book Excellence Awards, has announced that Baxter’s Corner Collection I book, What A Tree It Will Be!, is the winner of the 2018 Book Excellence Awards Competition in the category of Picture Book, ages 4-8. What a Tree It Will Be! is a children’s book about an orangutan teacher who leads his class of diverse animal characters through the decoration of a Christmas tree and teaches them the valuable lesson of how important cooperation is in any endeavor. What a Tree is one of six Baxter’s Corner titles that include Ally Alone,...

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"Oakley in Knots" Receives Two Creative Child Awards

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"Oakley in Knots" Receives Two Creative Child Awards

Creative Child Magazine has presented two of its seals of achievement and desirability to Baxter’s Corner® products. Oakley in Knots, a book about an octopus who figures out how to untangle himself from difficult situations, is the recipient of the Creative Child Preferred Choice Award and the accompanying Oakley character wall art has received the Creative Child 2018 Product of the Year Award. Creative Child Magazine developed its awards program based on the belief that each child should discover what 'creativity' means to them. Studies have shown that children who are given an opportunity to be creative often will exhibit...

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