Category Archives: Kindness

The Golden Rule, read aloud by Maritza Mejia, as part of the International Read Aloud Day.

Winner of 9 Awards

So wonderful to have some of my books featured, and The Golden Rule read aloud, as part of the International Read Aloud Day, by Maritza Mejia...  Click on the link below to listen to the reading, and see the book and illustrations.

International Book Reading – The Golden Rule


Books written by various authors, both in English and Spanish, were included in the presentation!  Please take a moment to listen!!

The Golden Rule is also now available as a Coloring Book, for those of you who have budding artists in residence…!

Lovely 5-Star Review by Jannifer Powelson for The Golden Rule Coloring Book

Thanks so much to Jannifer Powelson for the lovely 5-star review of The Golden Rule Coloring Book..

by Jannifer Powelson

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The Golden Rule Coloring Book has a New Press Release

basic press release Cannon Sherrill The Golden Rule Coloring Book

 Contact: Tom Wallace 


The Golden Rule Coloring Book 

by Sherrill S. Cannon 

What if you treated others the way you’d like to be treated? If everyone did that, what kind of world could there be? Please join the children’s quest to discover how to follow the Golden Rule and to share it with others. 

This coloring book version of Sherrill S. Cannon’s best-selling children’s story, The Golden Rule, allows kids to enjoy reading in rhyme, as well as illustrating their own version of how children can help us be kind to each other. 

The book is a winner of nine awards, including a Book Excellence Awards Gold Medal, eLit Gold Medal, Children’s Literary Classics Silver Medal and Seal of Approval, Mom’s Choice Silver Medal, Reviewer’s Choice Silver Medal, and a Finalist in the Readers Favorite, IAN Book of the Year and Pinnacle Awards. 

About the Author: 

Sherrill S. Cannon is the author of ten award-winning children’s books totaling 91 awards (so far), including Santa’s Birthday Gift, Peter and the Whimper-Whineys, The Magic Word, Gimme-Jimmy, Manner-Man, My Fingerpaint Masterpiece, Mice & Spiders & Webs . . Oh My!, The Golden Rule, My Little Angel and David’s ADHD, as well as two award-winning poetry books, A Penny for Your Thoughts and A Dime is a Sign. This is her second coloring book, following Peter and the Whimper-Whineys Coloring Book. The author is a former teacher, and the goal in each of her books is to teach good manners as well as caring for others. 

The Golden Rule Coloring Book (32 pages, softcover, ISBN 978-1-68235-338-7) is now available for $10.95 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website: 

or at your favorite bookseller. 

WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email 

Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co., LLC 


The Golden Rule Coloring Book Available on and

So pleased to discover that The Golden Rule Coloring Book is now available online on both amazon and barnes and noble!  Kindness, paying it forward, and treating others the way you’d like to be treated are all subliminal messages!  Find the inner artist in your child!!!

Special Review of David’s ADHD from a 6th grader…

Lovely 5th grader Review

I received this lovely, mature review for David’s ADHD from a 6th grade budding author… It is wonderful to learn that she is able to relate.



David’s ADHD – by Nell – a 6th grade student 

“I’ve been meaning to share my thoughts with you about your book, David’s ADHD. I recently read it on the kindle, and I really enjoyed it! I love how you make each part rhyme! I also appreciated how you talked about how he was learning to cope with and accept his condition at the end of the story. That is something that I think about as well, having a disease of my own.

I felt that I was really able to connect with David’s feelings in the story. The way you describe his experience really conveys his true feelings. He must have experienced lots of frustration at first, as I did as well, but sometimes these hard things make us better people. In the end, I think that David learned to better understand himself as a learner, and just as a person, after going through those obstacles in the beginning.

Thank you so much for sharing your book with me! I really enjoyed reading it.


I hope this book will help other kids and their parents, caregivers and teachers!  Please share…



Thanks Kalpart for Adding the Silver Medal on David’s ADHD…there are also two of them!!

3 Awards for David’s ADHD including 2 from Feathered Quill

Thanks to my awesome illustrator of all of my books, KJ of Kalpart, for adding the Feathered Quill Silver Medal to the cover of David’s ADHD... Actually the book received two of them – one for children’s early reader and one for poetry, – as well as receiving an earlier Pinnacle award –  but one sends the message without crowding the awesome cover!!!



2 More Awards for David’s ADHD! Feathered Quill has awarded a Silver Medal in Both Children’s Early Readers and Poetry!

So nice to get the following announcement from Ellen Feld of the prestigious  Feathered Quill Book Awards:

(Sherrill – you must be getting used to winning by now! – Ellen)

Dear Sherrill:

We are excited to announce that the book “David’s ADHD” has won the Silver/2nd Place award in the 2020 Feathered Quill Book Awards Program for both the Children’s Early Readers and Poetry categories!

Congratulations!  This year, the entries more than doubled from last year (and last year was significantly up from the previous year).  Your title rose to the top and you should be quite proud.

Silver Medal

I especially loved the Feathered Quill Book Awards Judges’ Comments:-

– on the covers: nice drawing, lovely colors, font is fun…

– I think this book will help both kids and parents. Great info in regards to ADHD that would help classrooms/students

– rhyming is very difficult but the author does it very well. The book is very informative and shows support and friendship for David from other kids which I really like. Usually ADHD books are all about bullying.

– the author aptly covers the topic of ADHD, translating its complexities through words and pictures into a language that children, particularly K-2, can understand.

– kudos to the author for creating a well-written and timely educational read.

The complete list of winners will be listed soon… but I wanted to share ASAP.

Please share this book with your children as well as their teachers… Let’s help everyone understand ADHD, and let classroom friendships develop!




Lovely New 5-Star Review for David’s ADHD

David’s ADHD 5 Stars

I’m pleased to share another lovely 5-Star review for David’s ADHD, just posted on amazon.

Reviewed in the United States on January 23, 2020

Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase


Thanks so much for capturing the intent of the book, and sharing its message!



David’s ADHD has a New YouTube Video Trailer!

So happy to share the video trailer for David’s ADHD… 

Thank you to Brynmor Productions and to Marta Moran Bishop for the lovely voiceover – and to Kalpart for the awesome illustrations!!

Please take a look!!