The Magic Word by Sherrill S. Cannon has gone from Nominated to Finalist in Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards in the Children’s Picture Books category, one of only three books selected.

Cannon’s delightful rhyming book tells the story of Elisabeth, who fears she has no friends when no one wants to come to her birthday party. When she begins to follow her mother’s advice to be more considerate of others, and say “please” as well as “thank you,” Elisabeth is delighted to discover that she now has lots of friends, all wanting to come to her party.

The wonderful illustrations, cover and layout were done by SBPRA’s own in-house design team Kalpart ( Well done, KJ and Sherrill!