The CIrcle of Hugs

A children’s book for all ages showing the power and legacy of giving and receiving hugs. It makes you think about your own history of hugs, the ones you have received and how they have been passed on to others throughout your life. Each hug is filled with pieces of hugs from others. It’s a beautiful love story filled with connections, remembrance, mourning, loss, and also celebrating life and moving forward. 


A Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient - April 2023

The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for parents and educators and is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. Using a rigorous evaluation process, entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost. Around the world, parents, educators, retailers and members of the media trust the MCA Honoring Excellence seal when selecting quality products and services for families and children. www.momschoiceawards.com

Purple Dragonfly Book Award SM Winner 2023 for second place in the Spiritual/Religious category

The annual Purple Dragonfly Book Award Contest is a worldwide book competition that celebrates the best in traditionally-published, partnership-published and self-published children’s books. It began in 2009 to celebrate the best in children’s books in 57 categories and looks for stories that are original, innovative, and creative in content and design. www.storymonstersink.com

The Circle of Hugs is a 2023 Readers' Favorite Bronze Medal Winner in the Children Concept Genre.