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Baxter’s Corner® Sweeps Up Six 2019 Purple Dragonfly Awards

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Baxter’s Corner® Sweeps Up Six 2019 Purple Dragonfly Awards

Six Baxter’s Corner® Books Recognized in School Issues Category of  2019 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards presented by Story Monsters Ink         Baxter’s Corner, a business that uses creativity and storytelling to affect positive behavioral choices for young children, is pleased to announce that all six of the company’s Collection I books have received 2019 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards presented by Story Monsters Ink, a digital magazine that focuses on young children’s education and related issues.        Two Baxter’s Corner titles, Ally Alone and Sideways Fred, tied for First Place in the category of School Issues. Four Baxter’s...

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“Gerome Sticks His Neck Out” Grow Chart Wall Decal Earns Two Creative Child Awards

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“Gerome Sticks His Neck Out” Grow Chart Wall Decal Earns Two Creative Child Awards

         Creative Child Magazine has presented two of its seals of achievement and desirability to Baxter’s Corner®. The Gerome Sticks His Neck Out Grow Chart Wall Decal has received the Creative Child Product of the Year Award in the category of Kid’s Room Décor, and the Creative Child Seal of Excellence Award in the category of Keepsake Products.            The Gerome Grow Chart Wall Decal is a removeable piece of art that includes a 25”x55” picture of Gerome the Giraffe and a height chart designed to keep track of a family’s growing children....

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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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