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Sherrill S. Cannon’s Four Children’s Books Win a Dozen Awards!
Former teacher Sherrill S. Cannon of Great Bend, PA has earned two more awards, these for her latest children’s book Gimme-Jimmy. This new release has just won a 2012 Readers Favorite Award Silver Medal and a 2012 NABE Pinnacle Achievement Award.
Her other children’s books garnered prestigious awards in 2011-12. In just a few years, this grandmother of ten has had four books as well as six children’s plays published.
The Magic Word received a 2011 Readers Favorite Gold Medal, a 2011 NABE Pinnacle Achievement Award, a 2011 Global eBook Finalist Award, a 2011 Reader Views Second Place, a 2012 Next Generation Indie Finalist and also was a 2012 International Book Awards Finalist. Santa’s Birthday Gift was a 2011 Readers Favorite Silver Medal winner and a National Indie Excellence finalist, while Peter and the Whimper-Whineys was a 2011 Readers Favorite Bronze Medal winner as well as a 2011 USA Best Books finalist. These award-winning titles from her publisher SBPRA are now available as eBooks, and Peter and the Whimper-Whineys is also available as an App.
Her wonderful new book Gimme-Jimmy begins: “James Alexander’s nickname was Jim, but nobody would be friends with him. No one wanted to play with Jimmy, for Jim Alexander always said, ‘Gimme.’ ”
Imagine what happens when every time Jimmy the bully says the word “Gimme,” his hand begins to grow larger! How can he ever turn the situation around? What if he tried being polite?
Online price $9.99: Kindle ISBN: 978-1-62212-046-8, ePub ISBN: 978-1-61204-765-2
Available online: http://www.amazon.com/Gimme-Jimmy-ebook/dp/B007W97UTQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1335033755&sr=1-1 and at http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/gimme-jimmy-sherrill-s-cannon/1109997573?ean=2940014562409
What should a child do when no one wants to come to her birthday party, and she fears she has no friends? Elisabeth needs to learn The Magic Word and to use it every day. It’s a word that everyone needs to use!
Her mother suggests that she become more considerate of others, and tells her to say “please” as well as “thank you.” Elisabeth starts following her mother’s advice and is delighted to discover that she now has lots of friends, all wanting to come to her birthday party! This wonderful rhyming book will have your kids saying “please” buy them the book!
THE MAGIC WORD (ISBN: 978-1-60976-909-3) is available for $12.50 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website: http://www.strategicpublishinggroup.com/title/TheMagicWord.html
Available online: http://www.amazon.com/The-Magic-Word-ebook/dp/B0050KBKV8/ and at
Peter and the Wimper-Whineys is a children’s book designed to help parents cope with whining and complaining children, but it’s disguised as a fun story.
Peter is a very small rabbit whose mother warns him that if he cannot stop whining, he will have to go live with the Whimper-Whineys in the woods. And no one wants to do that!
PETER AND THE WHIMPER-WHINEYS (ISBN: 978-1-60911-517-3) is available for $13 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website:
Available online: http://www.amazon.com/Peter-and-the-Whimper-Whineys-ebook/dp/B004J4VU34/
Learn the true meaning of Christmas in Santa’s Birthday Gift. This cleverly written rhyming book reveals Santa’s adventures that take place right in the heart of Bethlehem, where he meets Baby Jesus in the manger.
Read how Santa makes a promise to Jesus to bring gifts to good boys and girls each year on Jesus’ birthday.
SANTA’S BIRTHDAY GIFT (ISBN: 978-1-60860-824-9) is available for $11.50 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website:
Available online: http://www.amazon.com/Santas-Birthday-Gift-ebook/dp/B004J4VZRK/ and at
All of Sherrill S. Cannon’s books are now part of a fundraiser for the CureJM Foundation to help fund research for a cure for Juvenile Dermatomyositis and Juvenile Polymyositis, which are the most common forms of JM (Juvenile Myositis), a rare, devastating, incurable, children’s autoimmune disease; and also a fundraiser for the Women’s Economic Council Foundation (WECF), which sponsors programs and scholarships for girls and women. Fifty percent of the sales from her books go to these fundraisers. Please go to these websites to contribute: http://sbpra.com/CureJM/ and http://sbpra.com/WECF/
Cannon has also written six internationally published plays: Have You Seen My Little Lamb?, The King's Spell, When You Wish Upon a Star...fish, The Wonderful World of Weather, ABC December, and We Have Character. (http://www.lazybeescripts.co.uk)
About the Author: Sherrill S. Cannon is retired and travels the country with her husband in an RV, going from coast to coast to visit their children and grandchildren, sharing her wonderful rhyming books along the way.
WHOLESALERS: These books are distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email email@example.com.
Causes Sherrill Cannon Supports
St. Jude's Childrens, Washington National Cathedral, Native American College Fund, Toys for Tots, American Red Cross, ALA of PA, Duke University, National...