Saturday 9 May 2015

Sixth Award for Children's Book Author

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Award winning author Diane Mae Robinson has announced that 'Sir Princess Petra's Talent' has 

received the Children's Literary Classics Seal of Approval

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Award-Winning Children's Book Author Diane Mae Robinson's 

'Sir Princess Petra's Talent' Receives Children's Literary 

Classics Seal Of Approval

Robinson’s multi-award winning books, ‘Sir Princess Petra', and the second book in the series, 
'Sir Princess Petra's Talent', teach children valuable life lessons through engaging fiction
[ April 23, 2015, St. Paul, Alberta, Canada ] Award winning children's book author Diane Mae Robinson
has announced that 'Sir Princess Petra's Talent' has been selected to receive the Children's Literary Classics
 Seal of Approval.  The CLC Seal of Approval is a designation reserved for those books which uphold the 
rigorous criteria set forth by the Children's Literary Classics review committee, a team comprised of individuals 
with backgrounds in publishing, editing, writing, illustration and graphic design. CLC is an organization 
dedicated to promoting excellence in literature with the goal to help readers select the finest books available.

"Receiving a Seal of Approval from Children’s Literary Classics is an incredible honor," Robinson stated.

This is the 6th award for the multi-award winning children’s chapter book series, 'The Pen Pieyu Adventures'.
 'Sir Princess Petra', the first book in the series, took the First Place Award for children's books in the
 2013 Sharp Writ Book Awards. 'Sir Princess Petra's Talent', the second book in the series, took the
 Bronze Medal in the 2014 Reader's Favorite International Book Awards in the grades 4 to 6 category.

Robinson 's highly praised, multi-award winning children’s book, ‘Sir Princess Petra’, the first in 
The Pen Pieyu Adventures series, has been labeled by reviewers as ‘a fantasy adventure that 
is sure to become a timeless classic.’ The Pen Pieyu Adventure series is written in the tradition 
of C. S. Lewis and is reminiscent of ‘Shrek’.

'Sir Princess Petra' took an Honorable Mention award in the 2013 Readers' Favorite International 
Awards for Children Grade K - 3rd. Robinson was also honored with two major awards for the book. 
She was awarded the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artists Award for Children’s Book
 Author and took 2nd place in the Purple Dragonfly Book awards for Children’s Chapter Book.

'Sir Princess Petra' has garnered multiple 5 star reviews and high praise from reviewers:

“A maverick fantasy, packed with plot twists and turns, brilliant flashes of humor, and originality.” 
James A. Cox, Editor-in-chief, Midwest Book Review

“Sometimes a kids book comes along that turns convention on its ear. This is one such book.”
 John L. Hoh Jr., Book Ideas. com

“Distinctly quirky and uniquely interesting--I really feel this book is a gem.” 
Renee Cormier, Mother Daughter Book Reviews

“A delightfully imaginative read, a tale that invites readers on a fearless journey towards friendship 
and self-discovery.” The University of Manitoba Book Review

“A fantasy tale with substance--this is a bright and breezy book, buoyed up by its humor.” 
Stephanie Dagg, Readers’ Favorite

“Imaginative, creative, every child deserves to read this book.”  Olivia Dsouza, Readers’ Favorite

‘Sir Princess Petra’s Talent’ has also received multiple 5 stars and high praise from reviewers:

“A book we want to define as a graceful masterpiece in children’s literature.”
 Advices Books

“Sir Princess Petra’s Talent is written with brilliant imagination intertwined with wonderful humor!”  
Sharee, Sharee’s Sentiments

“Sir Princess Petra’s Talent is quite simply, wonderful.” Jack Magnus, Readers’ Favorite

“This is a wonderful, fast-paced story full of humor and profound messages.” 
Alinka Rutkowska, Award Winning Children’s Author

“Diane Mae Robinson has done it again—captivating, light-hearted, a whimsical fantasy.” 
Mark Simon Smith, Children’s Book Author

Robinson uses the dragon books concept as the background to teaching young people traditional values.
 Ms. Robinson's highly praised work demonstrates that dragon books can be something much more than 
fantasy tales.

The third book in the series, 'Sir Princess Petra’s Mission – The Pen Pieyu Adventures', is scheduled for
 release in the fall of 2015.

The announcement from Children's Literary Classics can be viewed at

Diane Mae Robinson is available for media interviews and can be reached using
 the information below or by email More information,
 including reviews, information for teachers and librarians, a downloadable lesson plan and 
a special children’s section is available at her website at
Both books are currently available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

About Diane Mae Robinson:

Diane Mae Robinson has a journalism diploma from the Schools of Montreal, and an advanced diploma from 
the Institute of Children's Literature in Connecticut. She is a writing instructor/tutor for the Children’s 
Writing Course at the Creative Writing Institute. She is also an artist and teaches acrylic and watercolor
 art to children. Diane lives in a small hilltop castle in central Alberta and has four dogs and five horses, 
along with a forest inhabited by gnomes, fairies, a princess, and a dragon. This magical forest is where 
Diane creates her characters and gets the inspiration for her stories.

Diane Mae Robinson

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