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Penelope Anne Cole enjoys writing children’s stories to be read aloud. “Reading to children is the best way to help them love literature.” Ms. Cole has taught and tutored at every grade level, K to 12, and community college. She also reviews children's books. When not writing or reviewing children’s books, Ms. Cole enjoys dog walking, reading, gardening, church, and choir activities. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, a member of the California Writers Club:  Fremont Area Writers, SF Peninsula Writers, and South Bay Writers, and is a Reading Therapist with Read America. Ms. Cole reviews books at

http://pennyreviews-chat.blogspot.com/

See reviews of Ms. Cole's books at

http://reviewsforpenny.blogspot.com/

Her website is www.penelopeannecole.com

Contact Ms. Cole for School Author Visits, locally in-person, or by SKYPE.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

The Sunshine Blog Award

The Sunshine Award
Sunshine Award

Awarded to Penelope Anne Cole
 By Susan Hornbach 
The Write Voice Continues to Speak
 http://bagfullofbooks4kids.blogspot.com/

Thank you Susan Hornbach for honoring me and my blog.  You are always positive, encouraging, and supportive!
 
 “I am now extending this honor of the Sunshine Award to 8 more Bloggers.”

This prize is given to “bloggers who positively and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.”  As an award winner, here are some suggestions to follow for this Award.

1.  Thank the person who gave this award in the beginning part of a post about it.
2.  Answer the questions below about your favorite things.
3.  Pass the award on to fabulous bloggers who bring sunshine into your life, link their blogs, and let them know you have awarded them in your post 

These are some of my favorite things:
Favorite Color –Blue
Favorite Animal –Dogs and Cats (impossible to choose one over the other)
Favorite Number –2
Favorite Drink – Tea
Facebook or Twitter – Facebook (though Twitter is quicker)
Your Passions –Walking/Talking/Writing
Giving or getting presents – Giving
Favorite Day –Friday
Favorite Flowers –Alstroemeria (Peruvian Lily)

The 8 blogs I have awarded are listed below. A huge hug and thank you to each of  these bloggers for inspiring me with their knowledge, humor, and creativity: 

Margo Dill, Kai Strand, Nicole Weaver, Barbara Bockman, Margot Finke, Cheryl Malandrinos, Sharon Stanley, and The GAP Family Blog.

May they all inspire you to fill this New Year, 2013, with amazing, imaginative, and wonderful things!
 


 
 
 Margot Finke:  http://hookkidsonreading.blogspot.com/
 http://perfectmagiccarpet.blogspot.com/
 
 http://thebookconnectionccm.blogspot.com/
 
http://sharonstanleywrites.blogspot.com/ 
 
 http://guardianangelfamily.blogspot.com/

Susan Hornbach has awarded several bloggers that I also want to thank personally for their unstinting support:
Connie Arnold, Nancy Stewart, Janet Collins, Susan Berger, and Bill Kirk:

http://childrensauthorconniearnold.blogspot.com/
http://nancystewartbooks.blogspot.com/
http://onwordsblog.blogspot.com/
http://thepenandinkblog.blogspot.com/
http://billkirkwrites-tsoop.blogspot.com/
 
I appreciate everyone who reads and responds to my blog.  Wishing you all a wonderful safe, healthy, and Happy New Year in 2013!


5 comments:

  1. Hi Penny, You are so welcome. You deserve an award for all of the interesting books you post on your blog. Have a great day!

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    1. Hi Sue, thanks so much for all your support. It's always nice to hear from you -- you are a positive force for good!

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  2. Many thanks for the honor, Penny. I also was chosen by Susam!! WOW.
    However, several I chose do not want to spend the necessary time on this, so I am still looking for a few more winners. BUMMER. Will let you know when I am ready to announce. I have the blog ready, just not participants willing to spend the time.

    FREE "Sneak Peek" inside 8x of my books
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    1. Hi Margot, you're very welcome. You are an awesome blogger -- always supportive of other authors and artists.

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  3. Thank you, thank you for the award, and sorry it took me so many days to respond. The flu/colds hit our house and I'm just getting caught up today! Happy New Year to you, Penny. :)

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