Dr. Mosetta Penick Phillips-Cermak Nominated for the Moonbean Children Book Award

PM Moon Publishers, LLC is please to announce that Rajah and the Big Blue Ball by Dr. Mosetta Penick Phillips-Cermak has been nominated for the Moonbeam Children's Book Award.
By: Mara C. Forsythe
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July 16, 2009 - PRLog -- This is the second time one of her books has been nominated for an award.  She was nominated  for an Independent Publishers Award for The Magic of Laven-Rock in 2008.

Rajah and the Big Blue Ball can be purchased on line at Publishers Graphics Bookstore (http://www.publishersgraphicsbookstore.com/Rajah-and-the-Big-Blue-Ball-by-Mosetta-Penick-Phillips-Cermak-40sw41_p_386.html),

at Alibris(http://www.alibris.com/booksearch.detail?invid=9845496482&query=Rajah+and+the+Big+Blue+Ball&qsort=&page=1),

and at  PM Moon Publishers, LLC (http://www.pmmoonpublishers.com/Dr.html).

The Moonbeam Children's Book Award (http://www.moonbeamawards.com/) is sponsored by the Jenkins Group and Independent Publisher Online. "The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are designed to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to support childhood literacy and life-long reading," according to their website.

Dr. Mosetta lives with her two Labrador Retrievers, one black and one yellow, and two Siamese cats in  Ohio. She is the mother of two, grandmother of two, and great grandmother of two. A native of Cleveland Ohio, from a family of educators, she is a retired psychotherapist and a teacher of many years. Over the years, she has taught everything from kindergarten through teacher education, English, psychology and sociology.

A relatively well-known speaker in the Cleveland area, this author has presented more than a dozen papers and workshops throughout the State of Ohio.  She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI),   has attended numerous writers’ workshops, and is currently active in a critique group.

Currently under contract for 5 more Rajah stories, Dr. Mosetta also has completed several other short stories, a children’s interactive picture book to teach educational concepts, and her first middle-grade children’s fantasy novel.

Rajah LeBeau is her real dog.  You can visit him at www.rajahbooks.com.  You can also connect on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/pages/Cleveland-OH/Raja..., and through www.twitter.com/RajahLeBeau.

Dr. Mosetta said. " I will be at a Lunch with the Author's event on Saturday, July 18, 2009 from 1:00 to 3:30 in the afternoon,  where I will be signing copies of Rajah and the Big Blue Ball.  Please come out and have lunch with me."

One dollar of each book purchased is donated to the Cleveland Animal Protective League (http://www.clevelandapl.org).

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