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Today Show

"Resolutions don’t have to be a huge change. Sometimes they can be as simple as staying positive. This box includes 30 cards that feature inspirational quotes and messages to give you (or anyone in your life) a boost when you need it."

The Today Show
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Today Show

“It’s so inspiring.”

Today with Hoda & Jenna
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Cosmopolitan

"If you know someone who loves a sentimental gift, order this book and fill it out with sweet messages before giving it to them to really get the waterworks going."

Cosmopolitan
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Shelf Awareness

"This picture book begs to be explored with curiosity and joy, and is a tender and wondrous ode to nature, the passage of time and a parent's unshakeable devotion."

Shelf Awareness
  • Gifts & Decorative Accessories Retailer Excellence Awards, "Manufacturer of the Year" (2019)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal’s Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal’s Top 50 Largest Minority Owned Businesses (2004, 2011, 2013, 2014)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal’s Washington’s Best Workplaces (2017)
  • Gifts and Decorative Accessories’ Retailer Excellence Awards (2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the Nation (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence (2009)
  • City of Seattle Mayor’s Small Business Award (2008)
  • Seattle Business’ Best Places to Work (2007, 2008)
  • The Pacific Institute’s "Best Companies to Work For" (2004)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal’s Top 40 Below 40: Kobi Yamada (2001)

And Then...Story Starters, Volume One

  • Independent Publishers Book Awards. Gold (2014)
  • Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, Gold (2014)
  • Washington State Book Award (2014)

Maybe

  • 3x3 International Illustration Show Merit Awards (2020)
  • Foreword INDIES, Gold (2019)
  • Nautlius Awards (2019)
  • Stern Magazine's Most Beautiful Books of 2019

Positively Green

  • The LOUIE Awards (2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009)

Superpowers!

  • Independent Publisher Book Awards, Gold (2018)
  • Creative Child Awards (2017)

The Storyteller's Handbook

  • Children's Book Council Teacher Favorites Award (2023)

Tickle Monster Laughter Kit

  • Mom’s Choice Award (2009)
  • Parent Tested Parent Approved Media Inc.’s Seal of Approval (2009)

Tiny, Perfect Things

  • Foreword INDIES (2019)

Trying

  • Independent Publisher Book Awards (2021)
  • Nautlius Awards (2021)
  • The Christopher Awards (2021)
  • Foreword INDIES, Bronze (2020)

What Do You Do With a Chance?

  • Independent Publisher Book Awards, Gold (2018)

What Do You Do With an Idea?

  • Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award (2014)
  • Independent Publishers Book Awards, Gold (2014)
  • Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, Gold (2014)
  • USA Best Book Awards (2014)
  • Washington State Book Award (2014)

What Do You Do With a Problem?

  • National Indie Excellence Awards (2017)
  • The Christopher Awards (2017)
  • Mom’s Choice Award (2016)
  • Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, Gold (2016)

You Belong Here

  • Independent Publishers Book Awards, Gold (2017)
  • National Indie Excellence Awards (2017)

All That I Am

Because I Had a Teacher

Eat the Cake

Finding Muchness

Maybe

Me Museum

Over and Over

Noticing

The Candy Dish

The Storyteller's Handbook

Tickle Monster

Tiger Days

Tiny, Perfect Things

Trying

What Do You Do With a Chance?

What Do You Do With an Idea?

What Do You Do With a Problem?

You Belong Here

Compendium

Maybe

Maybe, Tiger Days

Maybe, Trying

Noticing

Positively Green

ThoughtFulls

Tiger Days

Tiny, Perfect Things

What Do You Do With a Chance?

What Do You Do With an Idea?

What Do You Do With a Problem?

You Belong Here

An Inspired Life

Because I Had a Teacher

I Choose You

I Love You, Mom

I Wrote a Book About Us

I Wrote a Book About You

Life Notes: Thoughts & Wishes for Your Child

More Than a Little

    The Storyteller's Handbook

    ThoughtFulls Pop-Open Cards

    What Do You Do With an Idea? 

    Write Now Journals

    Year by Year

    You and Me Mom

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