May 22, 2012
Announced in Los Angeles, California: GILDED MAGIC PUBLISHING's THE BELL RINGER became a 2012 International Book Award Winning Finalist for Children's Religous, Softcover Fiction.
"As an author / illustrator it's always great to receive feedback from your fans. But to be recognized among your a number of talented professionals in the industry as an International Book Award Winning Finalist, provides a sense of valdation and achievement like no other.
I am very grateful to the judges who provided THE BELL RINGER picture book with this honor and to Jeffery Keen of JPX Media who annually sponsors The International Book Awards and USA Best Book Award honors. To you I'm especially grateful. Thank you!"
-Robert A. Brubaker, Author / Illustrator
CUP OF GLITTER- WINNER OF TWO AWARDS!
USA BEST BOOKS 2011 AWARD-WINNING FINALIST and
2011 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD AWARD-WINNING FINALIST
November 1, 2011
Announced in Los Angeles, California: GILDED MAGIC PUBLISHING's "Cup Of Glitter" was honored as USA Best Books 2011 Awards Winnng Finalist for Children's Picture Book: Softcover Fiction.
"This is so exciting! To compete alongside industry giants, Simon & Schuster, St. Martin’s Press, Random House, Penguin, Harper Collins (just to name a few), and still become an award winning finalist is not only wonderful but validating. It's been a great experience for both my illustrator / husband and myself and reinforces for us that our story touches the reader and appeals to experts in children's book publishing. Glitter and Dart came to life for me and I hope that they do the same for the children who will join in their adventures." Thank you to all the judges for this recognition.
-Sherry K. Brubaker, Author
"It's thrilling to have received this honor! We believe our readers will have as much fun with Dart and Glitter as I had in illustrating their story. Again congratulations Sherry! Thanks for bringing me along on this wonderful, color-filled journey! We want to especially thank Jeffrey Keen and his team at JPX Media for this opportunity and the judges who have chosen to honor our work with this prestigious recognition. We are very grateful!
THE USA BEST BOOKS AWARDS:
USABookNews.com, the premiere online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced the winners and finalists of THE USA “BEST BOOKS 2011” AWARDS on November 1, 2011. Over 500 winners and finalists were announced in over 140 categories covering print, e-books and audio books. Awards were presented for titles published in 2010 and 2011.
Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of USA Book News, said this year’s contest yielded an unprecedented number of entries, which were then narrowed down to over 500 winners and finalists.
May 11, 2011
Announced in Los Angeles, California: GILDED MAGIC PUBLISHING's "Cup Of Glitter" became a 2011 International Book Awards Winning Finalist for Children's Picture Book: Softcover Fiction.
"This is so exciting! I can't wait to introduce Glitter and Dart to kids everywhere! Receiving this award reinforces for me that the story touches the reader and appeals to the experts in the children's book publishing field. Glitter and Dart came to life for me and I hope that they do the same for the children who will join in their adventures."
"Sherry and I are absolutely thrilled to receive this honor! Hopefully our customers will have as much fun with Dart and Glitter as I had in illustrating their story. Congratulations Sherry! Thanks for bringing me along on this wonderful, color-filled journey! We also want to thank Jeffrey Keen and his team at JPX Media for this honor"
THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS:
Honors Knowledge, Creativity, Wisdom & Global Cooperation through the written word.
The International Book Awards has become a great promotional vehicle for authors and publishers to open global markets and compete with talented authors and publishers throughout the world.
Located in Los Angeles, JPX Media Group (the parent company of the “International Book Awards”) is involved in numerous aspects of the publishing and entertainment industries.
For more information about the International Book Awards contact:
JPX Media Group
P.O. Box 69408
Los Angeles, CA 90069
E-mail The International Book Awards
IN THE WORKS:
Resonant Image Studios is currently producing an Audio CD and Interactive eBook version of "Cup Of Glitter" for release on the Apple Ipad, Barnes & Noble Color Nook and Android Mobile devices. Other products for home and office are currently available through
Gilded Magic Publishing's Book Store.
Author: Sherry K. Brubaker
Illustrator: Robert A. Brubaker
Publisher: Gilded Magic Publishing
Reading Level: Ages 4-8 (or anyone who loves a fun, colorful story)
The Story: Two fairies, "Dart" and "Glitter" face being trapped in the strange and unpredictable world of humans. Their only chance to return home is to get help from a few new friends.
Published by: Gilded Magic Publishing (April 2, 2010)
Full Color Paperback: 34 pages
Language: English ISBN-10: 1451535236
Product Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 0.1 inches
Shipping weight: 4.5 ounces
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Author: Sherry K. Brubaker
Company: Gilded Magic Publishing
About Sherry: Sherry is an International Book Award Winning Author and CEO of Gilded Magic Publishing. Sherry enjoys writing stories for children that entertain, educate, motivate and inspire them to reach for their dreams and goals. She has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Education. Together with her husband, Robert A. Brubaker, a Multi-media Producer and Illustrator, they create stories to spark the imagination of each reader.
Author / Illustrator: Robert A. Brubaker
Company: Gilded Magic Publishing
About Robert: Robert is a multi-media "Jack Of All Trades" who graduated with a Fine Arts Degree from The Ohio State University in 2002 with a primary focus in film and video production. Collaborating with Sherry K. Brubaker, Robert illustrated Sherry's first picture book entitled Cup Of Glitter which out of eleven countries was recognized as an Award-Winning Finalist in the 2011 International Book Awards, and a USA Best Books 2011 Award-Winning Finalist.
The Bell Ringer, Robert's first book where he is both writer and illustrator, is a heart-warming holiday story about a young thief who discovers the true meaning of Christmas.
Scheduled for release in time for the 2011 holidays The Bell Ringer will include a RADIO TELEPLAY version on CD complete with Hollywood level sound effects, original score and narration.