StinkyKids® Wins 2011 Mom’s Choice Award® for its Debut Children’s Book
“StinkyKids and the Runaway Scissors”
(Atlanta, Ga) – Celebrated children’s series, StinkyKids, has won the 2011 Silver Mom’s Choice Award for best children’s picture book. This recently awarded title is the first book in the StinkyKids series, StinkyKids and the Runaway Scissors. A second book, StinkyKids See a Full Moon will be available in stores September 16, 2011.
The Mom’s Choice Awards (MCA) is a prestigious awards program that recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services.
Parents, educators, librarians, and retailers rely on MCA evaluations when selecting quality materials for children and families. The Mom’s Choice Award seal helps families and educators navigate the vast array of products and services and make informed decisions.
“It is truly an honor to have been acknowledged as one of the best children’s picture books by such as esteemed panel of judges within the Mom’s Choice Awards program,” said Britt Menzies, author and creator of StinkyKids. “StinkyKids is reaching incredible levels of success among parents, bloggers and educators, and this award will allow the books to feed into the momentum of the property. As a mom myself, it’s wonderful to have been recognized by other mothers.”
In addition to the two StinkyKids books, other related products include soft-bodied dolls by legendary toy maker, Madame Alexander, a line of bikes, skates, skateboards, safety gear and ride-on toys from Cycle Force Group; and collectible tags and labels from Kiddo Tags. In March, 2012, StinkyKids will be made into a musical in New York City produced by famed children’s theater company, Vital Theatre Group.
About the Mom’s Choice Awards
The Mom’s Choice Award is known for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. This annual competition recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents, and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media products and services.
StinkyKids comes from the creative mind of Britt Menzies, a mom who was inspired by her daughter’s simple request to paint her as a ballerina. StinkyKids is a brand with a fun, unique and fresh approach that teaches life’s lessons through its products and books featuring 10 diverse StinkyKids characters. The StinkyKids characters are little stinKers who learn to make right choices through their childhood mistakes and who live by the motto: “Always Be a Leader of Good.” StinkyKids is an innovative brand that appeals to parents for the values it represents and to kids because the characters are real kids getting into real mischief. Since inception, StinkyKids donates 10 percent of its profits to Books, Bears and Bonnets, Inc., a charity founded in honor of Britt’s aunt who died from uterine cancer. Books, Bears and Bonnets, Inc. delivers gift boxes to children and adults fighting cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. To learn more about the organization and StinkyKids, visit the StinkyKids website at www.StinkyKids.com.
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