2008-04-17 / News

Local children's book wins award

The children's picture book "The Leaping Grasshopper" was recently selected for a Mom's Choice Award.

Islander Jeanne Archambault is the author and Dwight Smith, also from Jamestown, did the illustrations.

The Just For Mom Foundation, located in Chesapeake, Va., sponsors the annual award competition. The Mom's Choice Award is known for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family friendly media, products and services.

Archambault is also the author of Larry the Lawnmower, now in its second printing. Autographed copies of the books are available at Jamestown Designs and the Secret Garden. For additional information, go to www.jitterbugbooks.net or call 423-2823.

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