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Announcing MOWMT Winners and Post List Part 3


Below you will find a list of Prize Winners (and bonus prizes!) for posts 16-23, as well as the links to the original post AND the book list for those who missed these fabulous blog posts or want to refer to them again.

Thank you for participating – it was such a fun event and we can’t wait until next year! We already have the graphics ready and are filling our guest list!


Winners please e-mail with the following in the subject line…


[WINNER] MOWMT Day #1 Lydia Lukidis (Non-Fiction PB or 30 Min AMA Session)

Please make sure to put your name and email address in the body of the e-mail. I will forward the e-mail to your prize donor.

NOTE: Speedpass Prizes can. be claimed by sending your manuscript (no payment required unless you want a rush and/or upgrade) to:

More info here:

Prizes must be claimed by June 30, 2023.

P.S. Sending along profuse apologies for the delay in posting winners. April whizzed by and I was away most of May with limited Internet access.

March 16, 2023 - Annette Schottenfeld Shares Tips and Tricks

Prize: A signed copy of Obi’s Mud Bath plus book swag (US address only please).

Winner: Zac Willette

Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang, Illustrated by Max Lang

The Book of Rules by Brian Gehrlein, Art by Tom Knight

Dozens of Donuts by Carrie Finnison, Art by Brianne Farley

Wordy Birdy by Tammi Sauer, Art by Dave Mottram

Don’t Hug Doug by Carrie Finnison, Art by Daniel Wiseman

Obi’s Mud Bath by Annette Schottenfeld, Art by Folasade Adeshida

March 17, 2023 - Vivian Kirkfield Celebrates…Whatever

Prize: Vivian is offering a prize package consisting of: a copy of Pippa’s Passover Plate (hardcover, paperback or board book version) plus a Picture Book Manuscript Critique plus a 30-minute Author Zoom Chat.

Winner: Jeannette Suhr

Lailah’s Lunchbox by Reem Faruqi, Art by Lea Lyon

Calvara Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book by Jeannette Winter

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas by Natasha Yim, Art by Grace Zong

L’il Rabbits Kwanza by Donna Washington, Art by Shane W. Evans

The Country Bunny and the Gold Shoes by DuBose Heyward, Art by Marjorie Flack

The Weed that Woke Christmas: The Mostly True Tale of the Toledo Christmas Weed by Alayne Kay Christian, Art by Polina Gortman

Pippa’s Passover Plate by Vivian Kirkfield, Art by Jill Weber

March 18, 2023 - Jennifer Buchet Explores Spine-Tingling Giggles

Prize: Jennifer is kindly offering a signed copy Little Medusa’s Hair Do-Lemma (shipping only within continental United States) or a free picture book critique up to 600 words.

Winner: Gail Katherine Hartman

Vampire Vacation by Laura Lavoie, Art by Micah Player

Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin, Art by Harry Bliss

Diary of a Fly by Doreen Cronin, Art by Harry Bliss

Bugs in My Hair by David Shannon

The Monstore by Tara Lazar, Art by James Burke

I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton

Zombies Don’t Eat Veggies by Megan Lacera, Art by Jorge Lacera

Little Medusa’s Hair Doo-lemma by Jennifer Buchet, Art by Cassie Chancy

March 19, 2023 - Erin Dealey Can’t Find a Mentor Text

Prize: A 30-minute Zoom chat about anything writerly—for your class, your critique group, or YOU…and a signed copy of The HALF Birthday Book.

Winner: Christy Matthes

From Your Friends in Room Five by Erin Dealey, Art by Luisa Uribe

Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers

The Jolly Postman: Other People’s Letters by Allen and Janet Ahlberg

The Half Birthday Book by Erin Dealey, Art by German Blanco

March 20, 2023 - Helen H. Wu Foreshadows

Prize: Two dragon enamel pins of the winner’s choice!

Winner: Donna Williams Marx

Opal’s Springtime Birdhouse by Emily Matheis, Art by Albert Arrayás

After the Fall by Dan Santat

Long Goes to Dragon School by Helen H. Wu, Art by Mae Besom

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

March 21, 2023 - Lynne Marie Loves France

Prize: For one winner: a digital copy of The Three Little Pigs and the Rocket Project, the 2nd of my fractured fairy tale retellings (Or The Star in the Christmas Play), and for a second and third winner, a 1/2 hour Zoom Mentor Session with The Picture Book Mechanic.

Winner #1: Karin Larson

Winner #2: Allison McGalley

Winner #3: Sarah Meade

Walt Disney’s Cinderella by Cynthia Rylant, Art by Mary Blair

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

The Palace Rat by Lynne Marie, Art by Eva Santana

Monsieur Saguette and his Baguette by Frank Asch

Moi and Marie Antoinette by Lynne Cullen, Art by Amy Young

March 22, 2023 - Nadia Ali Goes Beyond Nursery Rhymes

Prize: A book giveaway Humphrey the Egg-splorer by Nadia Ali, illustrated by Valenti Gubianas.

Winner: Laurie Seaford

Humphrey the Egg-splorer by Nadia Ali, Art by Valenti Gubianas

After the Fall by Dan Santat

Mary Had a Little Glam by Tammi Sauer, Art by Vanessa Brantley Newton

There Was a Black Hole That Swallowed the Universe by Chris Ferie, Art by Susan Batori

March 23, 2023 - Christy Mihaly Celebrates Puppy Day!

Prize: PRIZE: I’m offering a personalized, signed copy of Patience, Patches!Plus, stickers!

Winner: Karen Hendricks

Patience, Patches! By Christy Mihaly, Art by Sheryl Murray

Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty, Art by Julia Sarcone-Roach

Officer Buckle and Gloria, by Peggy Rathmann

Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague

Cat Dog Dog: A Story of a Blended Family by Nelly Buchet, Art by Andrea Zuill

BONUS PRIZE: Speedpass from Rate Your Story

Winner: Nadia Ali

BE SURE TO WATCH THIS BLOG FOR PART FOUR - Winners of Posts 24 - 5/1.

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