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Children’s Book Guinea Pig Power Sweeps Awards

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Children's Book Guinea Pig Power Sweeps Awards
It's a busy award season for Author Ben St. James' "Guinea Pig Power."

Author and illustrator Ben St. James is experiencing a wave of success with his latest children's book, "Guinea Pig Power," as it earns acclaim and multiple awards this season.

The book has captivated both audiences and critics, receiving prestigious honors such as the Gold designation from Literary Titan and a Golden Wizard Book Prize from the U.K. Additionally, "Guinea Pig Power" clinched Silver in the Bedtime Stories category and Bronze in the Technical and Artistic category for cover Illustration at The Book Fest in Los Angeles. The BookFest features celebrity guest speakers like Danny Trejo, adding to the book's recognition. Most recently, it received the esteemed Story Monsters approved award from Story Monsters Ink. Story Monsters boasts a well known digital monthly publication showcasing profiles on both established and emerging authors, along with book and movie reviews. The magazine also features columns contributed by Judy Newman, president of Scholastic Book Clubs, and Reading Specialist Larissa Juliano. With partnerships with Scholastic Book Clubs, the National Education Association (NEA), and Gale/Cengage, the publication’s digital content reaches students in 88 percent of public libraries and 93 percent of public schools across the United States.

Notably, Ben St. James stands out as the only author and illustrator combination in many of the competitions, showcasing his versatility and talent.

Ben St. James' journey in the publishing industry began with contributing comic illustrations to his high school newspaper and writing video game reviews online. Over the years, he has collaborated with various independent creators, expanding his creative repertoire from mobile game design to ghostwriting and illustrating children's books.

"Guinea Pig Power" introduces readers to Fuzzy Heroes Fuzwald and Rex, two guinea pigs leading secret superhero lives. By day, they're cuddly pets, but under the moonlight, they embark on daring missions. The book's art offers a modern twist on classic mid-century illustrations, distinguishing it and drawing comparisons to beloved Saturday morning cartoons. Enjoy this delightful tale that will tickle your funny bone and warm your heart, reminding us that even the smallest among us can be the mightiest heroes. 

Beyond his success with "Guinea Pig Power," Ben St. James has made significant contributions to the literary world. Between 2021 and 2024, he played a key role in launching 22 #1 best-selling books on Amazon and engaged in various creative projects, including designing merchandise prototypes and scripting animated series.

For more information on books and other projects please visit You can also see some of his illustrations come to life in animation on his Tik Tok @st.jamesmedia.

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