PRLog - Sep. 1, 2014 - TYSONS CORNER, Va. -- The judges have spoken and Polly and Her Pigtails, written by Debra Sue Latiolais and published by Monkey Puzzle Books, earned the Silver Medal in the 2014 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Contest. The award ceremony will take place in Miami on November 22nd. This year's competition was fierce, and included actor Jim Carrey, who won the Gold Medal for his new children's book, How Roland Rolls.
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This has been an exciting and successful year for first-time author, Debra Sue Latiolais. Her recent win is preceded by the following awards in 2014:
· Mom’s Choice Gold Medal Recipient
· FAPA President's Award Silver Medal Winner
Purple Dragonfly First Place Winner (Picture book ages 6 and up)
· Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention (School issues)
· National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) Silver Medal Winner
· National Indie Excellence Award Finalist
Polly and Her Pigtails teaches children about self-esteem, self-confidence, self-discovery, and the ability to transform their own lives! The book retails for $16.95 and can be purchased at Barnes & Noble bookstores, www.amazon.com, and www.ageofstorytelling.com.