Good News

I’m happy to announce that my picture book, Fantastic Flight, illustrated by Jack Foster, was awarded the Children’s Literary Classics Seal of Approval.


Children’s Literary Classics is pleased to announce that the children’s picture book, Fantastic Flight, written by Barbara Bockman and illustrated by Jack Foster, has been selected to receive the Children’s Literary Classics Seal of Approval.  The CLC Seal of Approval is a designation reserved for those books which uphold the rigorous criteria set forth by the Children’s Literary Classics review committee, a team comprised of individuals with backgrounds in publishing, editing, writing, illustration and graphic design.

Fantastic Flight is the whimsical tale of a young girl staying for a week at her grandparents who becomes homesick after only one night away from home.  When her grandfather takes her for an adventure to help cure her homesickness, she soon learns that an outing with Grandpa is anything but ordinary.  Barbara Bockman has crafted an imaginative tale that is sure to enchant young readers.  Paired with delightful illustrations by Jack Foster, this book is a high-flying adventure in reading.

Children’s Literary Classics, an organization dedicated to furthering excellence in  children’s literature, takes great pride in its role to help promote classic children’s literature which appeals to youth, while educating and encouraging positive values in the impressionable young minds of future generations.   To learn more about Children’s Literary Classics, you may visit their website at or

Fantastic Flight is available at:

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Nancy Stewart
    Oct 01, 2012 @ 23:10:18

    Brava, Barbara! This is such lovely news!!


  2. Jonellen Heckler
    Oct 02, 2012 @ 05:24:11

    Congratulations, Barbara!! This is wonderful news!

    Sent from my iPad


  3. barbarabockman
    Oct 02, 2012 @ 22:09:24

    Hi Nancy and Jonellen. Thank you for sharing in my good news.


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