Monday, November 23, 2015

The Little Seahorse Wins Bronze Medal in 2015 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards

Sheri Fink's #1 Best-Selling Book The Little Seahorse Wins Bronze Medal in the Children's Fable Category

The Little Seahorse award-winning
children's book by Sheri Fink
Sheri Fink, inspirational speaker, children’s author, and creator of the “Whimsical World of Sheri Fink” brand was recently honored as a winner of a bronze medal in the 2015 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards.

The awards ceremony took place on Saturday, November 21, 2015 as part of the Miami Book Fair International, America's largest national book fair.

“I’m so grateful to Readers’ Favorite and to my Whimsical World Fans for this honor,” says author Sheri Fink. “I’m happy that an inspiring story about overcoming shyness in order to show gratitude and appreciation is making a lasting impression on readers.”

Illustrated by Mary Erikson Washam, The Little Seahorse is a captivating tale set in the vibrant ocean waters, and tells the story about a seahorse overcoming his shyness in order to deliver a special gift to his mother. Along the way, he meets new friends and learns to ask for help. The Little Seahorse empowers children of all ages to become more comfortable with the uncomfortable, so that they may experience life to the fullest.

Sheri Fink's children's books have won numerous honors, including 5 medals in the Readers Favorite International Book Awards and a Mom’s Choice Awards Gold medal.

An excerpt from the Readers Favorite review of The Little Seahorse:

"…[The Little Seahorse] is a charming story which encompasses so many elements. The idea of finding something special as a gift for his mother; overcoming shyness to ask for help; making new friends; and never giving up to do something special for someone else. It’s a great lesson in giving. The author, Sheri Fink, has created an interesting story with a gentle message that any child will enjoy.The illustrations are beautiful and colourful and really enhance the story."

---Reviewed by Jane Finch for Readers' Favorite

The Little Seahorse debuted at #1 on the best-seller list six months prior to its release.

Sheri’s books can be purchased at, Barnes and Noble online, the iTunes store, Sheri’s online store,, and in select children’s boutiques and bookstores across North America.

View a full listing of the 2015 Readers Favorite International Book Award winners at:


Sheri Fink is an inspirational speaker, #1 best-selling author, and the creator of “The Whimsical World of Sheri Fink” award-winning brand. She creates books, products, and experiences that inspire and delight kids of all ages while planting seeds of self-esteem. All 5 of her children's books have become #1 best-sellers, including The Little Rose which was a #1 Amazon Best-seller for 60 weeks.

Sheri has expanded her inspirational brand with books, live events, beauty items, and music all designed to create magical experiences for her Fans. CBS Los Angeles selected her as one of the top 3 authors in her local area, a distinction she shares with Dean Koontz. Her brand is the recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award for the best in family friendly entertainment.


Mary Erikson Washam is a freelance illustrator living in Dallas, Texas. The Little Seahorse is her fifth illustrated children’s book in her collaboration with Sheri Fink. The Little Rose, The Little Gnome, The Little Firefly, and Exploring the Garden with the Little Rose, and The Little Seahorse, have become international successes. Mary’s work has garnered attention because of her uncanny ability to engage an audience with her delightful innovative style and expressive characters.