Awards The Red Socks story is so very fortunate to receive the following awards … Thank you to YOU, the reader, for sharing the story and playing a role in the wonderful success of the book! ” Children’s Literary Classics is pleased to announce that the children’s picture book Red Socks Go with Absolutely Anything, written by Darla Woodley and illustrated by Evan Munday, has been selected to receive the Children’s Literary Classics Seal of Approval. The CLC Seal of Approval is a designation reserved for those books which uphold the rigorous criteria set forth by the Children’s Literary Classics review committee, a team comprised of individuals with backgrounds in publishing, editing, writing, illustration and graphic design….” Read more HERE So pleased to announce that Red Socks Go With Absolutely Anything has been honored as an Award-Winning Finalist in the “Children’s Novelty & Gift Book” category of the 2015 and 2016 USA Best Book Awards. Red Socks is a SILVER Award winner in the category of Childrens Illustrated Books in the 2015 Nautilus Book Awards. “The Nautilus Book Award recipients are selected through a three-tier process presided over by an assembly of editors, professors, writers, librarians, publishers, schoolteachers and bookstore owners. Since the judging process requires consensus at three levels, which is not always achieved, there may be no books awarded in some years.” Red Socks is a National Indie Excellence Award Winner in the category of Children’s Inspirational / Motivational books. Red Socks was honored as a “Finalist” in the “Children’s Picture Book: Hardcover Fiction” category of the 2016 International Book Awards. Red Socks was honored as a Silver Award Winner in the “Literary Classics : Self Esteem Early Reader ” category of the 2016 Literary Classics Book Awards. Press release HERE Red Socks was honored as a Winner in the “Children’s Novelty & Gift Book” category of the 2016 Bookvana Awards. Red Socks was honored as a Medalist in the 2016 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards in the “Mind-Body-Spirit / Self-Esteem” category. So pleased to announce that Red Socks was acknowledged with a Honorable Mention in the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards category of “Children’s Picture Book – ages 6 yrs and up”.“The book was one of the top 10 books in the whole category and it just missed out from being named a Finalist.” Click HERE Pleased to announce that Red Socks Go With Absolutely Anything was chosen as an “Official Selection” in the Inspirational category of the 2016 New Apple Annual Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing Red Socks Go With Absolutely Anything was named as an Eric Hoffer Winner in the Children’s category of the 2017 Eric Hoffer Book Award. So pleased to announce that Red Socks Go With Absolutely Anything made it on the Short List of the 2017 Eric Hoffer Book Awards. Red Socks was honored as a 2017 Finalist in the First Horizon award caterogy of the Eric Hoffer Book Awards. The First Horizon Award is given each year to the highest scoring books by debut authors. This is a special distinction beneath the Eric Hoffer Award umbrella.