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Press Releases

Religion Book Deals: December 13, 2023

Publisher's Weekly Book News

Lillian Miao, director of Paraclete Press, bought world rights to a new picture book. Slated for publication on December 3, 2024, No Greater Love by Dominique Okonkwo is a hardcover rhyming book aimed at helping children ages 4-8 learn about who God is. Lhaiza Morena will illustrate. The author represented herself, and Karen Kaller at Illustration X represented the illustrator.

Canvas Rebel Article 

Meet Dominique Okonkwo

We were lucky to catch up with Dominique Okonkwo recently and have shared our conversation below.

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Readers' Favorite International Book Award Winner!

Congratulations Dominique Okonkwo! "The Adventures of Super Obi" is a 2022 Readers' Favorite Honorable Mention in the Children - Religious Theme genre!

The Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities. 
We receive thousands of entries from all over the world. Because of these large submission numbers, we are able to break down our contest into 140+ genres, and each genre is judged separately, ensuring that books only compete against books of their same genre for fairer and more accurate competition. We receive submissions from independent authors, small publishers, and publishing giants such as Random House, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster, with contestants that range from the first-time, self-published author to New York Times bestsellers like J.A. Jance, James Rollins, and #1 best-selling author Daniel Silva, as well as celebrity authors like Jim Carrey (Bruce Almighty), Henry Winkler (Happy Days), and Eriq La Salle (E.R., Coming to America).
"When the right books are picked as winners we pay attention. We will be spreading the word about Readers' Favorite." --Karen A., Editor for Penguin Random House

Official Kirkus Book Review

Starred Review

An engaging family tale with eye-catching illustrations. Click the button below to read the entire review.

Author Interview

Reading to the 246

Did you love reading as a child, then let’s share that love with our children. Join me your host Aunty Karen for a fun and engaging half-hour where we meet and interact with authors and Bajan personalities.

Dominique Okonkwo shares her award-winning book from The Super Obi series!

Literary Titan Author Interview

"Our Wild Family Adventures"

The Adventures of Super Obi: Nothing to Fear follows a little boy afraid of the dark and monsters and how he overcomes this fear. What was the inspiration for your story?

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Literary Titan Gold Book Award Winner!

Book Awards May 2022

The Literary Titan Book Awards are awarded to books that have astounded and amazed us with unique writing styles, vivid worlds, complex characters, and original ideas. These books deserve extraordinary praise, and we are proud to acknowledge the hard work, dedication, and writing talent of these brilliant authors.

Official Literary Titan Press Release

5-Star Review

The Adventures of Super Obi: Nothing to Fear is a beautifully written picture book that will captivate young children and teach them that fear is normal and that you can overcome your fears through prayer and trust in God. The charismatic character of Obi will spark children’s imaginations and encourage them to face their fears.

Official Readers' Favorite Press Release

Are you afraid of the things that go bump in the night? Of the shadows that mysteriously creep around the walls of your room? Are they monsters? Are they going to hurt you? It’s okay to be afraid, but we have to try hard to face our fears. That is what Obi had to learn...

Miami Mom Publishes Faith-Based Children's Book

Dominique Okonkwo is a Haitian-American author and mom of three who lives in Miami. She is constantly inspired by her children and their many family adventures. Dominique oversees the children’s ministry at One Miami Church with her husband Louis. Her picture book series stars an adventurous young boy with a trusty blankie who learns the lessons of life with the help of the Word of God.

Steps To Self-Publish

Overcoming  Challenges

In this Podcast episode I had the honor of speaking with published children's book author Dominique Okonkwo (author of "The Adventures of Super Obi") as she tells us about her journey from "Idea to Published" and the how she overcame the challenges that came her way. Our hope is that this will help you in your publishing journey or any other business endeavor as an example of a woman who took wise steps and persevered as she also placed her trust in God's guidance. #mindsetmonday

SFL Caribbean News

The Rise Of The Black Business
Author – Of Miami Motherhood – Dominique Okonkwo

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