The Native Society, June 2015
Interview with the Owners of Polly Parker Press

The Carver Reporter, April 2015
"She’s Lil BUB, he’s Norbert, and together they are on a mission to help special needs pets."

USA Today, April 2015
" just 15 hours, they exceeded their Kickstarter goal and raised more than $30,000 to make the dream book into a reality."

Carver Reporter - Cover Article, March 2015
"NORBERT: Second Norbert children's picture book includes stories of kindness"

Next Generation Indie Book Awards - Norbert: What Can Little Me Do?
Children's Picture Book Winner, May 2014
Animals/Pets Finalist, May 2014
"The Next Generation Indie Book Awards is the largest Not-for-Profit book awards program for indie authors and independent publishers."

Nautilus Book Award - Norbert: What Can Little Me Do?
Children's Picture Book Silver Medal, May 2014
"The Nautilus Awards represents "Better Books for a Better World." Now in its 15th year, this unique book award program continues to gain prestige with authors and publishers around the world as it seeks, honors, awards and promotes print books that inspire and connect our lives as individuals, communities and global citizens."
Official Press Release:

Mom's Choice Award - Norbert: What Can Little Me Do? 
Children's Picture Book Gold Winner, May 2014
"The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children and families. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of entries from more than 40 countries."

The Old Colony Memorial Newspaper, May 2014
"Norbert Visits Athena Day School"

Carver Reporter Newspaper & Website, March 2014
Coverage of the Norbert: What Can Little Me Do? book reading at the Carver Public Library

The Patriot Ledger, January 2014 - cover and interior; also digital version
By Jody Feinberg

Carver Reporter, January 2014 - cover and interior
By Kathryn Gallerani

Virginia Freyermuth, assistant professor of art education, has been selected to receive the 2013 Higher Art Educator of the Year Award by the Rhode Island Art Education Association (RIAEA.)