More Awards!


pdba_headerMama’s Purse wins 1st place in Picture Books – 5 & Younger and 1st place for Best Cover Design in the 2013 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards!




9780983924906This is such an exciting time of year because it is award season in the publishing world. Mama’s Purse is up for several awards. So far Mama’s Purse has won a Mom’s Choice Award, Top 5 Idaho Book, and Top 10 Idaho Author.

Good luck to all the indie authors!

Stay tuned for award updates and upcoming book signing events!

Mama’s Purse Awards



Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA)

The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children and families. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of entries from more than 18 countries.

A Mark Of Distinction / A Trusted Resource
Around the world, parents, educators, retailers and members of the media look for the MCA mother-and-child Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality products and services for children and families.

Our Esteemed Panel Of Judges
An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others.

TOP 10 Fiction Author! Awarded by Idaho Book Extravaganza

The Top Idaho Author and Book Awards honor Idaho’s best books and most talented authors. Top 10 Authors Award – A prestigious award given to authors who have published a book in the last three years, this award honors 10 outstanding nonfiction writers and 10 outstanding fiction writers. Criteria for this award includes: quality and expertise of author, including writing skill, expertise in subject area, and the strength of his or her bio/resume; success rate of book(s); other national, regional, or local awards received; and the quality/production of the book submitted.

TOP 5 Book! Awarded by Idaho Book Extravaganza

Awarded to select books of exceptional quality in any nonfiction and fiction genre, criteria for this award includes: quality of content and design; success of book, including other national, regional, and local awards received; and what makes the title unique in its genre.