Emmy® Award-Winning Producer of Children's Television Show
John Lanza is the Chief Mammal of Snigglezoo Entertainment, creator of the award-winning Money Mammals DVD, author and co-illustrator of the Dr. Toy award-winning Joe the Monkey Saves for a Goal illustrated picture book and creator of The Money Mammals Saving Money is Fun Kids Club. In creating and producing these Money Mammals elements, he leveraged his more than 14 years of management, marketing, and sales experience in entertainment and media, as well as his own parenting expertise. Lanza also produced the Emmy® Award-Winning hit children’s television show “Life With Louie,” the pilot for the Disney Channel hit TV show, “The Proud Family,” and the DVD Premiere Award-nominated animated feature, “The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina” for Miramax.
*Dr. Toy Award
The "Dr. Toy Award" is named for Stevanne Auerbach, PhD, who is recognized as one of the nation’s and world’s leading experts on play, toys, and children’s products. With 30 years of direct experience, Dr. Auerbach includes educationally oriented, developmental and skill building products from the best large and small companies in her four annual award programs. Many parents, teachers and toy buyers use Dr. Toy’s guidance in making selections, as she is recognized for giving "The Best Advice on Children's Products."
Joe the Monkey Learns to Share
Children's Picture Book
Published by Snigglezoo Books (2012)
Joe the Monkey can’t figure out what to do with his Share jar. When Joe the Monkey makes a big mistake and spends his Share jar money, will his friends help him figure out what to do? Or will he follow his friend Vargas’ advice? Find out if a special charity can find Joe in time for him to make the right choice. My first book helped kids learn the importance of saving for a goal. Again inspired by my kids, this one will help you help them figure out how and where to use the money they accumulate in their own share jars.
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Joe the Monkey Saves for a Goal