The Paris Book Festival is an annual program celebrating the best books of the spring. It is managed by JM Northern Media, a company devoted to chronicling the efforts of people creating media around the world.
Winners of the Paris Book Festival will be honored on Saturday, May 17th, in San Francisco at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. There will also be a Paris Awards Dinner held in Paris on Tuesday, May 27th.
“I am truly humbled and honored to have my work The Little Firefly awarded with an Honorable Mention at The Paris Book Festival!” says Sheri Fink. “This is my second international award and it is a blessing that my mission to plant seeds of self-esteem to children all around the world is truly becoming a reality. I am incredibly grateful!”
The Little Seahorse enables children to explore their underwater imagination in an exciting and vivid tour of the ocean floor. This adorable story will take your little one on a courageous adventure with the Little Seahorse where, together, they will learn about bravery, courage, speaking up for what they want, and how to ask for assistance without being afraid.
About the Author & Illustrator
Sheri Fink is a #1 best-selling, award-winning children’s author, founder of “The Whimsical World of Sheri Fink” children’s brand, and an international speaker. Sheri writes books that inspire and delight children while planting seeds of self-esteem. Her first book, The Little Rose, was a #1 bestseller on Amazon for over 60 weeks and became the #1 top-rated e-book on Amazon. Sheri is the recipient of multiple literary awards including three gold medals in the Readers Favorite International Book Awards. All five of her books are #1 bestsellers.
In 2013, her children’s book series received the Gold Mom’s Choice Award for excellence in family friendly entertainment. Sheri was selected by CBS Los Angeles as one of the top 3 authors in her local area, a distinction she shares with Dean Koontz. Sheri was honored with the 2013 Extraordinary Inspiration award for her long-lasting commitment to spreading inspirational messages of hope and self-esteem through her books, her moving life story, and her brand.
Mary Erikson Washam is a freelance illustrator living in Dallas, Texas. Her first children's book, Spencer's Silly Space Adventure, was a collaborative custom-made book with proceeds donated to children with cancer. Her second, The Little Rose, has become an international success. The Little Gnome is her third illustrated children's book. Mary's work has garnered attention because of her uncanny ability to engage an audience with her delightful innovative style.