March 30th, 2013 04:37 EST
'Cinderella`s Magical Wheelchair` Wins Mom`s Choice Awards 2013
Loving Healing Press proudly announces that Cinderella`s Magical Wheelchair: An Empowering Fairy Tale has won the Silver medal for the Mom`s Choice Awards 2013 in the category Children`s "Picture Books: Inspirational / Motivational". Authored by Jewel Kats and illustrated by Richa Kinra, the book has been among the best in family-friendly media, products and services.
Cinderella`s Magical Wheelchair tells the story of a kingdom far, far away where lives Cinderella. As expected, she slaves away for her cranky sisters and step-mother. She would dearly love to attend the Royal costume ball and meet the Prince, but her family is totally dead set against it. In fact, they have gone so far as to trash her wheelchair! An unexpected magical endowment to her wheelchair begins a truly enchanted evening and a dance with the Prince. Can true love be far behind?
This fairy tale demonstrates that people with disabilities can overcome abuse and that children with disabilities finally have a Cinderella story they can identify with. In this version, Cinderella uses her own abilities to build a new future for herself, giving an empowering story to children with special needs. The connection Cinderella and the Prince share illustrates that love surges past mutual attraction.
"I penned this fairy tale with a deep-rooted desire to create a world where magic, empowerment, and lessons occur thanks to a modern Cinderella," tells Jewel Kats about her book. "Children with disabilities finally have a fairy tale they can collectively stamp as their own. It`s about time!"
Acclaim for Cinderella`s Magical Wheelchair
"An inspiring and exciting read for children of all ages and abilities. Finally here is a book which shows that wheelchair-mobile children can achieve anything. A clever, modern twist on this traditional and much loved story."-- Joanne Smith, TV Producer, Terry Fox Hall of Fame inductee, Gemini Award winner.
"A must have for every school library and therapy office."-- Theresa Fraser, M.A., Child Psychotherapist and Play Therapist, author of: Billy Had To Move.
"A wonderful, upbeat, modernized version of a familiar fairy tale. Cinderella`s physical disability is taken in stride, and life goes on regardless. I loved it!" -- Dr. Laurie Zelinger, Child Psychologist, author Please Explain Anxiety to Me.
About the Author
For six years, Jewel penned a syndicated teen advice column for Scripps Howard News Service (USA) and TorStar Syndication Service (Canada). She`s won $20,000 in scholarships from Global Television Network and women`s book publisher, Harlequin Enterprises. Jewel also interned in the TV studio of Entertainment Tonight Canada. Her books have been featured in Ability Magazine twice. Jewel was filmed in a documentary series by the Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) in 2012. Jewel`s latest children`s book is The Princess and The Ruby: An Autism Fairy Tale and just released is the reality-based comic strip book about her life called DitzAbled Princess: A Comical Diary. Visit her website http://www.jewelkats.com/.
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