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Awards

Products

1: How Many People Does it Take to Make a Difference?

  • Living Now Award, Motivation and Inspiration, Gold (2010)

ABC Menagerie

  • Mom's Choice Award, Book for Early Readers, ages 6 to 8 (2012)

And Then... Volume One

  • Washington State Book Award, Scandiuzzi Children's Book Award for Picture Book (2014)
  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Activity Book, Gold (2014)
  • Independent Publishers Book Awards, Children's Interactive, Gold (2014)

Boogie Monster Dance Kit

  • Mom's Choice Award, Values and Life Lessons (2011)
  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Book with Merchandise (2011)

Care for Our World

  • Mom's Choice Award, Green Earth (2012)
  • Creative Child Awards, Creative Playsets (2012)
  • Creative Child Awards, Creative Keepsakes (2012)
  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Picture Book with Merchandising Item, Silver (2012)

Frank & Funny

  • The LOUIE Awards, Friendship/Encouragement (Humorous), Below $3.50 (2015)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Get Well/Feel Better, Below $3.50 (2014)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Friendship/Encouragement (Humorous), Below $3.50 (2013)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Get Well/Feel Better, Below $3.50 (2013)

I Like...

  • Independent Publishers Book Awards, Children's Picture Book, Silver (2016)
  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Children's Interactive, Silver (2016)
  • Creative Child Awards, Travel Fun Activity Books (2016)

I Love Monkey

  • Mom's Choice Award, Values and Life Lessons, Gold (2010)
  • PTPA Media Inc.'s Seal of Approval, Excellence in Family Products (2010)

Motto

  • The Trendy Awards, Office, Finalist (2014)

Positively Green

  • The Trendy Awards, Green, Finalist (2012)
  • Gifty's Specialty Gift Product of the Year, Merchandising and Display, Finalist (2011)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Sympathy, Below $3.50 (2014)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Mother's Day, Below $3.50 (2014)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Birthday - General, Below $3.50 (2013)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Valentine's Day, Below $3.50 (2013)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Family Celebrations, Below $3.50 (2013)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Mother's Day, Below $3.50 (2013)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Congratulations/Special Occasion, Below $3.50 (2013)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Thank You, Below $3.50 (2011)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Friend/Encouragement - General, Below $3.50 (2010)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Sympathy, Below $3.50 (2010)
  • The LOUIE Awards, Card of the Year (2009)

Story Lines

  • Independent Publishers Book Awards, Children's Interactive, Bronze (2014)
  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Activity Book, Gold (2014)

Tickle Monster Laughter Kit

  • Gifty's Specialty Gift Product of the Year, Toys and Games, Finalist (2011)
  • Mom's Choice Award, Best Three Children's Books of 2009 (2009)
  • Mom's Choice Award, Novelty Book, Gold (2009)
  • Mom's Choice Award, People's Choice, Gold (2009)
  • Parent Tested Parent Approved Media Inc.'s Seal of Approval, Excellence in Parenting Products (2009)

The Man Made of Stars

  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Best Illustrator, Gold (2015)

The Tooth Fairy Kit

  • NY NOW: Best New Product, Gift, Finalist (2016)
  • The Trendy Awards, Gift, Finalist (2016)
  • Independent Publishers Book Awards, Children's Picture Book, Silver (2016)
  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Book with Merchandise, Gold (2016)
  • Creative Child Awards, Keepsakes (2016)

T.L.C.

  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Children's Picture Books (All Ages), Gold (2015)

What Do You Do With an Idea?

  • Independent Publishers Book Awards, Children's Picture Books (All Ages), Gold (2014)
  • Washington State Book Award, Scandiuzzi Children's Book Award for Picture Book (2014)
  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Children's Picture Books (All Ages), Gold (2014)
  • Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award (2014)
  • USA Best Book Awards, Children's Picture Book: Hardcover Fiction, Finalist (2014)
  • National Stationery Show's Best New Product Award, Lifestyle, Finalist (2014)

What Do You Do With a Problem?

  • Mom's Choice Award, Children's Picture Books (All Ages), Gold (2016)
  • Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, Children's Picture Books (All Ages), Gold (2016)

Company

  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists (2016)
  • Gifts and Decorative Accessories' Retailer Excellence Awards, Finalist, Manufacturer/Vendor of the Year (2015)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists (2015)
  • Gifts and Decorative Accessories' Retailer Excellence Awards, Finalist, Manufacturer/Vendor of the Year (2014)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 50 Largest Minority Owned Businesses (2014)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists (2014)
  • Gifts and Decorative Accessories' Retailer Excellence Awards, Finalist, Manufacturer/Vendor of the Year (2013)
  • Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the Nation, #3069 (2013)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Largest Minority Owned Businesses (2013)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists (2013)
  • Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the Nation, #2194 (2012)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's 100 Fastest Growing Companies (2012)
  • Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the Nation, #1671 (2011)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 50 Largest Minority Owned Businesses (2011)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists (2011)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's 100 Fastest Growing Companies (2011)
  • Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the Nation, #2525 (2010)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists (2010)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's 100 Fastest Growing Companies (2010)
  • Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the Nation, #2923 (2009)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's 100 Fastest Growing Companies (2009)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence, Workplace Flexibility (2009)
  • City of Seattle Mayor's Small Business Award (2008)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's 100 Fastest Growing Companies (2008)
  • Seattle Business' Best Places to Work (2008)
  • Seattle Business' Best Places to Work (2007)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Fastest Growing Minority Owned Business (2004)
  • The Pacific Institute's "Best Companies to Work For," 3rd Place, Small Company (2004)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 40 Below 40: Kobi Yamada (2001)

Press

Articles & Interviews

Featured Product

And Then... I Wrote a Story

And Then... Story Starters

Because I Had a Teacher

Care for Our World

Celebrating You

Expecting You and Letters to You

Frank & Funny

Frank & Funny Mini Notebooks

Giving Thanks

Hello, Little One!

I Love You Dad

In Other Words...

Life/Style Notebooks

May You Live a Life You Love Boxed Note Card Set

Miss Todd and Her Wonderful Flying Machine

Motto

My Dad: His Stories, His Words

My Mom: Her Stories, Her Words

My Wish For You and Because of You

On Words

Positively Green

Story Lines Colored Pencils

Thank You, Mom

Thanks a Bunch

The Man Made of Stars

The Numbers Series

The Tooth Fairy Kit

ThoughtFulls

Tickle Monster

Tickle Monster and Boogie Monster

What Do You Do With an Idea?

What Do You Do With a Problem?

Write Now Journals

The 10 Book

Book Reviews

Because I Had a Teacher

Dive In!

Here You Are, Baby

Lunette, the True Story of the Tooth Fairy

Me Museum

Miss Todd and Her Wonderful Flying Machine

The Man Made of Stars

Tickle Monster

T.L.C.

What Do You Do With an Idea?

What Do You Do With a Problem?

You Belong Here