© Janan Cain 2017

The Way I Feel

First Place for Publishers Association of the West’s 18th Annual Western U.S. Book Design and Production Competition for the category of Children’s Picture Book.

Finalist in 2001 ForeWord Magazines Annual “Book of the Year” Contest for the category of Children’s Picture Book.

Finalist for 2001 Benjamin Franklin Award for the category of Children’s Picture Book.

Publishers Weekly cited the “energetic and bright” illustrations and said, “From scared to shy, bored to jealous, Cain covers the emotional waterfront....”

Children’s Book Watch said, “Strong, colorful and expressive images by Janan Cain perfectly showcase her imaginative text.”

ForeWord This Week commented, “The Way I Feel somehow manages to stress the importance of recognizing your feelings, without preaching. The illustrations are just plain funny.”

Roonie B. Moonie / Lost and Alone

Winner of 2008 Creative Child Magazine's "Book of the Year" award.

 

Finalist in 2008 ForeWord Magazines Annual “Book of the Year” Contest for the category of Children’s Picture Book.

Finalist for 2008 Independent Publisher Book Award for the category of Children's Picture Book (ages 6 and under).

Winner of 2008 The Best You Can Be Foundation's Annual "Top 10 Book" award.

"Gold" Winner of 2009 Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) for the category of "Children’s Picture Book — Values & Life Lessons."

First Place Winner for 2009 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards for the category of Children's Books.

Honorable Mention for The 2009 Eric Hoffer Book Award for the category of Children's Picture Book.