Christmas Nevermore Wins 3 Gold Medals at Literary Classics Book Awards.
Best Illustrator, Best Holiday Book and Best Environmental Issues Book.

Literary Classics announced its 2015 selection of top books for children and young adults today.  Award recipients were selected from entries received from around the globe. 

The 2015 Literary Classics book award recipients will be recognized during an awards presentation to be held on April 2, 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  A complete list, including links to Literary Classics' reviews of all award winning books, may be found at

Literary Classics, an organization dedicated to furthering excellence in literature, takes great pride in its role to help promote classic literature which appeals to youth, while educating and encouraging positive values in the impressionable young minds of future generations.  Judging is based upon the criteria set forth by Literary Classics’ highly selective awards committee which honors books promoting character, vision, creativity and learning, through content which possesses key elements found in well-crafted literature.

The Literary Classics judging committee is comprised of experts with backgrounds in publishing, writing, editing, design, illustration, and book reviewing.   To learn more about Literary Classics, visit their website at


Christmas Nevermore recognized as 2015 Literary Classics Finalist!

Literary Classics is pleased to announce its 2015 selection of finalists for the best in children’s and young adult literature. The list includes titles received by entrants from around the globe. We commend all those who were considered for this year’s awards as the caliber of books received was quite impressive and competition was fierce.

The Literary Classics selection committee is proud to recognize this year’s titles in literature which exemplify the criteria set forth by the Literary Classics award selection committee.



Christmas Nevermore receives national recognition from the 9th Annual 2015 National Indie Excellence® Awards!

Los Angeles — The 9th Annual 2015 National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized Christmas Nevermore – An Ecological Christmas Fable in the category of Pre-Teen Fiction as a winner in this year’s competition.

This prestigious national award, based in Beverly Hills, California is open to all English language books in print from small, medium, university, self and independent publishers.

The National Indie Excellence® Awards exist to help establish independent publishing as a strong and proud facet of the publishing industry. Recognizing authors that put their heart and soul into their work, the National Indie Excellence® Awards is proud to be a champion of self-publishers and small and independent presses that go the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. Awarded since 2007, the National Indie Excellence® Awards competition is judged by independent experts from all aspects of the indie book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters.

Winners and finalists are determined based on overall excellence of presentation in addition to the writing. Christmas Nevermore is an award winning Pre-Teen Fiction Book and an excellent read. Christmas Nevermore consists a unique and compelling story bringing together Inuit culture, environmental issues, and the magic of Christmas. The words that hold you close are accompanied by 60 beautiful color illustrations.

“We are proud to announce the winners & finalists whose books truly embody the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you all for your fine work, said National Indie Excellence® Awards Award President & CEO, Ellen Reid.

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Christmas Nevermore wins Bronze Medal at The Wishing Shelf Book Awards in the U.K

Great News!!! Christmas Nevermore wins Bronze Medal at The Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2014 in the U.K
The children’s books were read and judged by children in 8 UK primary and secondary schools, the adults books by 2 Reading Groups, 1 in London and 1 in Stockholm. The books were marked according to EDITING, THEME, STYLE, COVER and, in the case of many of the children’s books, ILLUSTRATIONS.

Christmas Nevermore has added a new bookstore to the list - now available at Book Soup - 8818 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, Ca 90069 - Hard Cover

Christmas Nevermore wins Silver Medal in Pre-Teen Fiction!!!
2014 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards Results

“Celebrating Youthful Curiosity, Discovery and Learning through Books and Learning”
Jenkins Group is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. Launched in 2007, the awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to celebrate children’s books and life-long reading. Congratulations to all the winners!
This year's Moonbeam Awards medal ceremony will be held in conjunction with the 5th annual Traverse City Children’s Book Festival, on Saturday, November 8, 2014.
Listed below are the Moonbeam Spirit Award winners, followed by the seventh annual 2014 Moonbeam Awards results, listed by category, and Ebook category winners.
Creating books that inspire our children to read, to learn, and to dream is an extremely important task, and these awards were conceived to reward those efforts. Each year's entries are judged by expert panels of youth educators, librarians, booksellers, and book reviewers of all ages. Award recipients receive gold, silver and bronze medals and stickers depicting a mother and child reading and silhouetted by a full moon.
Congratulations to all the winners!

Mainstream & Independent Titles Score Top Honors

LOS ANGELES – American Book Fest announced the winners and finalists of THE 2014 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS (IBA) on May 21, 2014. Over 300 winners and finalists were announced in over 80 categories. Awards were presented for titles published in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of American Book Fest, said this year’s contest yielded over 1200 entries from authors and publishers around the world, which were then narrowed down to the final results.
Christmas Nevermore by Marc Cadieux and Herve Bastien – Illustrations by Christina Zakhozhay - Award-Winner in the "Fiction: Young Adult" category of the 2014 International Book Awards.
Full results listing for all categories are available online at
Keen says of the awards, “The 2014 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the world. With a full publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of IBA, this year’s winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage for the summer season.”
Keen adds, “IBA’s 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.”
AMERICAN BOOK FEST covers books from all sections of the publishing industry—mainstream, independent, & self-published. More information can be found at