KANGAROO’S SHOES RECEIVES TOP HONORS IN THE 2012 USA BEST BOOK AWARDS

For Immediate Release
December 2012
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DAYTON-BASED   AUTHOR RECEIVES TOP HONORS  INTHE 2012   USA BEST BOOK AWARDS

St.   Martin’s Press, Harper Collins, Crown, John Wiley & Sons, Hyperion,   McGraw-Hill, Sterling, Llewellyn Worldwide, Tyndale House, Thomas Nelson,   Sounds True, Chicago Review Press, NASA, American Cancer Society, and   hundreds of Independent Houses contribute to this year’s Outstanding   Competition!


LOS ANGELES – USABookNews.com, the premier online magazine and review   website for mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced the   winners and finalists of THE 2012 USA BEST BOOK AWARDS on November 16,   2012. Kangaroo’s Shoes, written by Dayton resident and children’s book   author, Richelle Taylor Krzak, was named a finalist in the competition.Over 400 winners and finalists   were announced in over 100 categories covering print, e-books and audio   books. Awards were presented for titles published in 2011 and 2012.Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of   USA Book News, said this year’s contest yielded over 1500 entries from   mainstream and independent publishers, which were then narrowed down to 400   winners and finalists.

 

Keen says of the awards, now in   their tenth year, “The 2012 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from   a wide array of publishers throughout the United States. With a full   publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of the USA Best Book   Awards, this year’s winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage   for the upcoming holiday retail season.”

Winners and finalists traversed   the publishing landscape: St. Martin’s Press, Harper Collins, Crown, John   Wiley & Sons, Hyperion, McGraw-Hill, Sterling, Llewellyn Worldwide,   Tyndale House, Thomas Nelson, Sounds True, Chicago Review Press, NASA,   American Cancer Society and hundreds of independent houses contributed to   this year’s outstanding competition.

Keen adds, “Our success begins   with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues   with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their   extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”

USABookNews.com is an online   publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent   publishers to the world online community.

A complete list of the winners and   finalists of The 2012 USA Best Book Awards are available online at http://www.USABookNews.com.

Kangaroo’s Shoes  ISBN# 978-1452084695 / Publisher AuthorHouse / $12.49 list price

Available through any book or online retailer. For more book information and the blog visit: www.kangaroobooks.com

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Put on Kangaroo’s Shoes!

Last week, I spent time reading to Dayton preschool students as part of their summer camp “Author and Artist Week.” Classrooms ranged in age from toddlers to first grade.

It isn’t uncommon that teachers will prepare learning material or activities to set the stage for my readings and I am always fascinated by the clever ideas they come up with to support the theme of the story.

As I walked the halls of the school, I noticed these cute little Joeys on the wall outside the toddler room. What a great way to teach that age group such an important concept — Where do your shoes go?  Are they on the right feet? (Answer: not always — but this is where dressing yourself begins.)

Hats off to the teachers who came up with this adorable exercise.  It is perfect for both attention span and skill level.

Maybe you can try it at home!


Earn Points with Your Kangaroo’s Shoes Purchase

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National book retailer, Barnes & Noble, will now give parents reward points when they purchase Kangaroo’s Shoes. The Barnes & Noble reward program, Kid’s Club, is free and allows customers to earn loyalty points when they purchase select books.  Benefits of the program include:

A Warm Welcome to the Club – you join, and your kids win!

  • 30% off list price on any one kids’ book or toy for your children*

Loyalty Counts!

  • $5 reward for every $100 you spend on kids’ stuff online and in stores **

We Celebrate Kids’ Birthdays!

  • Free cupcake from our café for all your children’s birthdays

Wait, There’s More!

  •                 Monthly email newsletter featuring even more savings

Kangaroo’s Shoes is excited to be a part of the program. To join for FREE click here.

To order Kangaroo’s Shoes from Barnes & Noble online and start earning points today click here!


Kangaroo’s Shoes Summer Reading Program is Back!

Summer is officially here and it’s time to hit the pool or the beach with a good book!  Don’t forget your children can (and should) continue to get in valuable quality reading time during the summer months.

Author, Richelle Taylor Krzak, will be conducting story readings in Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati areas through the end of August.

For more information email: kangaroobooks@live.com

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Kangaroo’s Shoes Summer Reading Program is Back!

Summer is officially here and it’s time to hit the pool or the beach with a good book!  Don’t forget your children can (and should) continue to get in valuable quality reading time during the summer months.

Author, Richelle Taylor Krzak, will be conducting story readings in Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati areas through the end of August.

For more information email: kangaroobooks@live.com

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Kangaroo’s Shoes Summer Reading Program is Back!

Summer is officially here and it’s time to hit the pool or the beach with a good book!  Don’t forget your children can (and should) continue to get in valuable quality reading time during the summer months.

Author, Richelle Taylor Krzak, will be conducting story readings in Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati areas through the end of August.

For more information email: kangaroobooks@live.com

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Kangaroo’s Shoes Summer Reading Program is Back!

Summer is officially here and it’s time to hit the pool or the beach with a good book!  Don’t forget your children can (and should) continue to get in valuable quality reading time during the summer months.

Author, Richelle Taylor Krzak, will be conducting story readings in Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati areas through the end of August.

For more information email: kangaroobooks@live.com

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