San Diego, CA (May 3, 2011) Moms and Retailers have cast their votes and they agree that the Instant Bible Lessons series from Rainbow Publishers is a winner. In separate competitions, both Retailers Choice and Mom’s Choice judges chose books from the best-selling Instant Bible Lesson series as winner of their highest award.

Retailers voted Instant Bible Lessons for Preschoolers – God Helps Me as the best in Christian Education for 2011. “Retailers Choice Awards have been increasingly acknowledged as an important way of recognizing some of the most significant new life-changing products in the Christian retail industry” says, Christine D. Johnson, Managing Editor of Christian Retailing.

The 2011 Retailers Choice Awards winners were selected from among a record 350-plus nominations in 39 categories, 41 winners were voted as best of the year ( The Retailer’s Choice Awards are sponsored by Charisma Media’s Christian Retailing magazine.

Mom’s Choice Awards named Instant Bible Lessons for Preteens – Rock Solid Faith a Gold award winner last month. The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) is an awards program that recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services.

Mom’s Choice esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS’s Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best- selling author, Priscilla Dunstan, creator of the Dunstan Baby Language; Patricia Rossi, host of NBC’s Manners Minute; Dr. Letitia S. Wright, D.C., host of the Wright Place(TM) TV Show; and Catherine Witcher, M.Ed., special needs expert and founder of Precision Education, Inc.

Both Choose Rainbow Publishers May 5, 2011
The Instant Bible Lessons best-selling series consist of age specific all-in-one lessons to help Sunday school teachers effectively teach kids about God’s love for them. Busy Sunday school teachers often comment on their love of the “Copy & Go” element of the Instant Bible Lesson series. The series includes four age ranges in the series which span ages 2-12.

About The Mom’s Choice Awards®
The Mom’s Choice Awards® is known for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family- friendly media, products and services. This annual competition recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media products and services. Parents, educators, librarians and retailers rely on our evaluations when selecting quality materials for children and families. The Mom’s Choice Awards® seal helps families and educators navigate the vast array of products and services and make informed decisions.

About Retailers Choice Awards
In its 11th year, the Retailers Choice Awards are judged on the impact they have on staff and customers, including their ability to speak to hearts, open minds to new ways of thinking, and encourage and affirm Christlike living.

About Rainbow Publishers
For 30 years, Rainbow Publishers has helped teachers lead kids to stronger relationships with Jesus Christ. They specialize in reproducible, flexible and age-appropriate Bible teaching books that are a great value to churches and Christian Ministries. Rainbow Publishers continues to be a strong partner to bookstores, educational stores, and churches with its reproducible lessons, games, puzzles and crafts.

Contact Rachel Harrison Brown, Rainbow Publishers 858-277-1167