Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier won a Silver Medal from Mom’s Choice Awards!

I am thrilled to announce that my children’s book, Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier won a Silver Medal from Mom’s Choice Awards! I feel honored and grateful! Thank you, @momschoiceawards!

Silver Medal – Mom’s Choice Awards


This book is based on my dog, Lucy, who I had for 16 years. She was quite a character and did all the things that are in this book. 

She loved my spaghetti with homemade sauce, watched TV shows featuring animals, hated baths, “sang” when music was played, and had two cherished possessions, a knotted rag and a ball. 

I hope you will enjoy reading about Lucy. She is no longer with us and can never be replaced.

Lucy was a special dog who was my best friend for 16 years. I miss her still today. She passed many, many years ago but there isn’t a day that I don’t think about her. This is the main reason I wrote this book to keep her memory alive and share her with children everywhere. She was smart, funny, talented and loving. She followed me everywhere. If I didn’t let her come with me from room to room she would cry until I came back for her and picked her up for a cuddle. I have never known, since then, of the unconditional love of an animal like she had shown me. I did have other dogs and a cat but I never was as close or bonded with them as I did Lucy. She came into my life at a time when I really needed a friend. She was there for me through tough times and listened as I ranted, raved or cried. No one could have put up with me like that. Ha!

I hope that you will share this book with your children so that they can learn about the unconditional love of a pet and know that our pets need us as much as we need them. All pets deserve to be treated with kindness, love and patience always.

Thank you so much for stopping by to read this post. I hope you will come back again real soon. Thank you for your kind support of me, my books and blog and for all the reviews you may have posted wherever my books are sold. Take care.

Blessings & Hugs! Stay Safe, Stay Well and God Bless!


Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina

Award-Winning Author

Jemsbooks for All Ages!








About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 41 books: 20 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 6 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 33 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 3 of a YA fantasy series an and book 2 in an angel series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about a dog for ages YA. Her hobbies are crocheting, sewing, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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2 Responses to Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier won a Silver Medal from Mom’s Choice Awards!

  1. noelleg44 says:

    Congrats, Janice!

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