Tex the Explorer – Journey Through Our Solar System is a Distinguished Favorite

The INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD recognized Tex the Explorer – Journey Through Our Solar System by Ellie Smith, Illustrated by Eyen Johnson, as a Distinguished Favorite in the category of Children’s Picture Books.

The competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. Selected IPA Award Winners and Distinguished Favorites are based on overall excellence.

Tex the Explorer: Journey Through Our Solar System continues the journey of Tex the Explorer. Tex is a young T-Rex. He loves to explore. For his birthday his parents gave him a rocket ship. Tex is off to explore our Solar System!

In 2022, the INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD had entries worldwide.  Authors and publishers from countries such as Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Jordan, Puerto Rico, Switzerland participated.

Tex the Explorer – Journey Through Our Solar System is available on Amazon.

Tex The Explorer: Journey Through Our Solar System

I am very happy to announce that the fourth book in our award-winning “Tex the Explorer” series is finished and published!  Tex the Explorer: Journey Through Our Solar System is available on Amazon.  Eyen and I are really excited about this book!

Tex is a young T-Rex. He loves to explore. For his birthday his parents gave him a rocket ship. Tex is off to explore our Solar System!

Tex the Explorer: Journey Through the Alphabet Wins First Place in International Contest!

I was beyond excited when our book Tex the Explorer: Journey Through the Alphabet made it to Finalist in the Chanticleer International Book Awards Contest – Little Peeps Division (Early Readers). Well, Eyen and I found out last night that we came in FIRST PLACE in our category. (We will get a new digital badge for our cover that says First Place!)

And once again, I need to say that I am so proud of my amazing illustrator – he is the reason these books shine!

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Tex the Explorer: Journey Through the Alphabet is a FINALIST!

Eyen and I are thrilled (overwhelmed) to announce that our book Tex the Explorer: Journey Through the Alphabet is a FINALIST in the Chanticleer International Book Awards Contest – Little Peeps Division (Early Readers). We were both blown away when we made it to Semi-Finalist in this competition – to be a Finalist is over-the-top for us.

I am so proud of my amazing illustrator – he is the reason these books shine!

Tex the Explorer: Journey Through the Alphabet is available on Amazon.

Tex the Explorer: Journey Through the Alphabet

I am very happy to announce that the third book in our award-winning “Tex the Explorer” series is finished and published!  Tex the Explorer: Journey Through the Alphabet is available on Amazon.  Eyen and I are really excited about this book!

Tex is a young T-Rex.  He loves to explore.  For his birthday his parents gave him tickets to a prehistoric museum.  Tex is off on a journey through the alphabet!

Tex the Explorer: Journey Around the Earth Receives Sixth Award!

 

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Tex the Explorer: Journey Around the Earth has won the following awards:

 

2020 indieBRAG® Medallion Honoree

2020 Independent Press Award® Distinguished Favorite

2020 Story Monsters Approved®

2019 Chanticleer International Book Awards Shortlist

2019 Mom’s Choice Awards® Silver Recipient

2019 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards Winner

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TEX THE EXPLORER: JOURNEY AROUND THE EARTH By Ellie Smith, Illustrated by Eyen Johnson

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I am very excited to announce that the second book in our award-winning “Tex the Explorer” series is finished and published!  Tex the Explorer: Journey Around the Earth is available on Amazon.  Eyen and I are really proud of this book!

Tex is a young T-Rex.  He loves to explore.  For his birthday his parents gave him an airplane.  Tex is off to explore the seven continents of the Earth!

 

Tex the Explorer: Journey to Mars Wins Sixth Award

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Tex the Explorer: Journey to Mars just won its sixth award!

2019 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards Winner
2019 Independent Press Award® Distinguished Favorite
2018 Chanticleer International Book Awards Shortlist
2018 Story Monsters Approved
2018 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards Winner
2018 Mom’s Choice Awards® Silver Recipient

Tex the Explorer: Journey to Mars by Ellie Smith, Illustrated by Eyen Johnson, is available on Amazon.

Tex the Explorer: Journey to Mars Wins Independent Press Award – Distinguished Favorite

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I am really excited to announce that Tex the Explorer: Journey to Mars won a Distinguished Favorite honor from the Independent Press Awards in the Picture Book Category.

This international competition is judged by industry experts and had entries from around the world.  Eyen and I are truly honored!

Tex the Explorer: Journey to Mars is available on Amazon.  (Read for free on Kindle Unlimited)

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Tex the Explorer: Journey to Preschool!

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Eyen read our book Tex the Explorer: Journey to Mars to a preschool class today.  They are studying space.  How cool is that!

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