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Picture Book Receives Distinguished Honoree from Mom's Choice Awards

The Mom’s Choice Awards Names "Peter's Rockin' Ear: A Story of Self-Acceptance" Among the Best in Family-Friendly Picture Books.


Pete's Diary is honored to announce that "Peter's Rockin' Ear: A Story of Self-Acceptance" has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award®. Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of MCA evaluators, Peter's Rockin' Ear is deemed to be among the best picture books for families.

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The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named "Peter's Rockin' Ear" as among the best in family friendly media, products and services. The MCA evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.

"Our aim to introduce families and educators to best-in-class products and services,” explains Dawn Matheson, Executive Director of the Mom’s Choice Awards. “We have a passion to help families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually. Parents and educators know that products and services bearing our seal of approval are high-quality and also a great value. The MCA evaluation program is designed to incorporate the expertise of scientists, physicians and other specialists; but we also engage parents, children, educators, and caregivers because they are experts in knowing what is best for their families.”

About Pete's Diary

Pete's Diary amplifies positivity and self-acceptance through books, music, motivational speaking, and empowering online content. The company serves as management, publishing, and distribution for Peter Dankelson's music and Dede Dankelson's books. They are based in Lake County, Illinois

The company’s website at contains additional information and sells autographed editions of their books and music.

About the Mom’s Choice Awards®

The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of entries from more than 55 countries.

Around the world, parents, educators, retailers and members of the media look for the MCA mother-and-child Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality products and services for children and families.

Learn more about the Mom's Choice Awards by visiting their website:

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