Parents' Choice Award
|Parents' Choice Award|
Parents' Choice Gold Award
|Awarded for||Excellence in children's products|
|Presented by||Parents' Choice Foundation|
The Parents' Choice Award is an award presented by the non-profit Parents' Choice Foundation to recognize "the very best products for children of different ages and backgrounds, and of varied skill and interest levels." It is considered a "prestigious" award among children's products, and has been described by the Cincinnati Enquirer as the industry equivalent of an Academy Award.
The Parents' Choice Awards were established in 1978 by Diana Green, who is currently the president of the Parents' Choice Foundation. The award recipients are determined by a committee of educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents and children. One of six award commendations are given to award winners: Classic, Gold, Silver, Recommended, Approved or "Fun Stuff." The awards are held annually.
- "Parents' Choice Awards". Parents' Choice Foundation. Retrieved 2009-03-17.
- Nahas, Donna Kutt (January 17, 1999). "Books and Authors With Roots on the Island; Lending a Guiding Hand By Her Children's Books". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-17.
- Carter, Reon (December 2, 1995). "Parents Can Consult Plenty Of `Top Toys' Lists". Cincinnati Enquirer (reprinted in Seattle Times). Retrieved 2009-03-17.
- "CINAR receives high honors from the Parents' Choice Foundation". PR Newswire.
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