Maks & Mila On a Special Journey Receives Golden Award From Prestigious Mom’s Choice Awards®

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The children’s book “Maks & Mila On a Special Journey”, has been awarded the Golden Seal of Excellence Award by the prestigious Mom’s Choice Awards. According to the award committee, this inspiring children’s book contributes to a better world, helping families grow emotionally and spiritually.

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"Empowering children to feel happier and more confident in life is exactly what I wanted to achieve with my book.”

The acknowledgement of the Mom’s Choice Awards, lists the book among the best children’s picture books in the category body, mind and spirit.

“The Mom's Choice Awards was an important award to win,” says Merel Bakker, the delighted author and creator of the popular Maks & Mila children’s books. “The judges of this award are especially interested in products that are inspirational and uplifting and show excellence in helping families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually. Empowering children to feel happier and more confident in life is exactly what I wanted to achieve with my book.”

About the book:
Since it’s launch in June 2013, children’s picture book “Maks & Mila On a Special Journey” has been helping numerous children, families and schools to practice positive thinking and to share kindness. In an unprecedented way, the book makes the technique of positive thinking available for children, families and schools which empowers children to feel happier and more confident on their journey through life.

About the Author:
Merel Bakker is an award-winning author, a mindfulness expert and an advocate of making reading, books, happiness and confidence accessible to all. With her blogs at the Huffington Post, her monthly magazine, her video channel and her books, she reaches out to thousands of parents, teachers and children with practical tips and tools.

About the Mom’s Choice Awards program:
The Mom’s Choice Awards program evaluates products and services created for children and families and is globally recognized for establishing a benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The program has reviewed thousands of entries from more than 40 countries. The panel of judges includes education, media and other experts. It also includes parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors and scientists.

For more information about the awards program and honorees, visit

“Maks & Mila On a Special Journey” is available for purchase on Amazon (17.99 USD).

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