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Picture Book Contest (Your Kids can VOTE!)

September 11 2007 at 8:00 AM
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Sheri  (Login smilin251)

The ABC's 3rd AnnualPicture Book Competition is getting ready to take off- September 16th thru September 30th. I've included the press release about the competition. The vote will start here on September 16th: http://www.abcbookcompetition.org

You can visit my site at: http://www.spiderstale.blogspot.com
Check it out for lots of chances for you to win prizes!And free printables to go along with my story "Spider and Fly"

Be sure and Google the other author/illustrators as they may have site to check out as well!

Internet Vote to Pick Winner of
ABC’s Children’s Picture Book Competition

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Houston, TX — You can put your vote where it will do the most good by voting for your favorite children’s picture book story in the 3rd Annual ABC’s Children’s Picture Book Competition. The winner of the competition’s internet vote will walk away with a publishing contract.
“This competition is meant to find a children’s story that is a diamond in the rough and turn it into a gem that becomes a best seller,” said Rita Mills, of The Book Connection who is the corporate sponsor of The ABC’s. "Each story has a team effort in the form of an author and an illustrator who work together to solicit votes for their story. The little stories are delightful and the art that accompanies them will help to give the voters a visual about how the story will look when it is put into children’s book format,” she added.
The competition has author finalists and illustrators from 14 different states and 2 foreign countries.
The first winner published, Don’t Eat the Bluebonnets, was written by Ellen Leventhal and Ellen Rothberg and illustrated by Bill Megenhardt, all from the metropolitan Houston, Texas area. Don’t Eat the Bluebonnets is being made into a play that will be tour the state of Texas in 2008 with the Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center.
To view the finalists in the competition and vote for your favorite, please visit the competition website at http://www.ABCbookcompetition.org. The two week voting period starts September 16, 2007 and will continue through midnight September 30, 2007. The winning author / illustrator team will be announced October 8, 2007.
The next round of the competition starts in conjunction with the 3rd competition vote, so refer back to the website for the rules and guidelines for the next round of competition.

CONTACT INFO: Rita Mills, 713-937-9184 rita@bookconnectiononline.com

Have A Great Writing Day!

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