Call for Entries: February 25 - March 25, 2019
Winners Announced:June 6, 2019
The Parents' Choice Awards® Book category is open to:
  • Picture/Story Book
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Doing & Learning (Activity)
  • Poetry
  • Historical Fiction
  • Homework Helpers
  • Reference Book
Submission Requirements
Manuscripts are not eligible for book submission; however, F & G's are acceptable.
  1. Two (2) identical samples of each book.
  2. Digital image of book.
  3. Total entry fee.

Children's Reference Books
Reference books or encyclopedias containing four or more volumes should submit one (1) copy only of the entire set.

Submission Fees

Type of Product Entry Fee

Up to 5 titles per imprint $100
General Criteria

General Criteria that the Parents' Choice Awards committees consider include excellent production values, universal human values, appeal to children, and age appropriateness.

The Parents' Choice Awards committees look for products that entertain and teach with flair, stimulate imagination and inspire creativity. Judges are interested in how a product helps a child grow in many ways: socially, intellectually, emotionally, ethically, and physically. Products must be free of racial or gender bias. Above all, products must not extol violence.

Please Note: Specific results of product evaluations will not be released.

Products submitted to the Parents' Choice Awards program will not be returned. Submission fees will not be refunded.

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