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|Parents' Choice 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.[failed verification]
The Parents' Choice Awards were established in 1978 by Diana Huss Green, who was then 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.
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- 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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