Stanley is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient!

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For Immediate Release: 10.23.2023
For More Information Contact: Chris Harden, 813-468-7183 

The Mom’s Choice Awards Names “Find Stanley” and “Stanley & the Candy Cane Wormhole” Among the Best in Family-Friendly Products



Candy Cane Wormhole, LLC is honored to announce that “Find Stanley The Christmas Treasurehunt Game” and “Stanley & the Candy Cane Wormhole”, our hit Children’s Book have earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award®. Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of MCA evaluators, is deemed to be among the best products / services for families.


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Oviedo, FL. The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named “Find Stanley The Christmas Treasurehunt Game” and “Stanley & the Candy Cane Wormhole” as among the best in family-friendly media, products and services. The MCA evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.

"We are thrilled to earn the Mom’s Choice Awards Honoring Excellence Seal of Approval,” says Founder Chris Harden. “We know all the great things the MCA does to connect consumers, educators, and caregivers with the best products and services available for families." 

To be considered for an award, each entrant submits three (3) identical samples for testing. Entries are matched to evaluators in the MCA database. Evaluators are bound by a strict code of ethics not only to ensure objectivity, but also to ensure that the evaluation is free from manufacturer influence. The evaluations are submitted to the MCA Executive Committee for final review and approval.

"Our aim to introduce families and educators to best-in-class products and services,” explains Dawn Matheson, Executive Director of the Mom’s Choice Awards. “We have a passion to help families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually. Parents and educators know that products and services bearing our seal of approval are high-quality and also a great value. The MCA evaluation program is designed to incorporate the expertise of scientists, physicians and other specialists; but we also engage parents, children, educators, and caregivers because they are experts in knowing what is best for their families.”

With the evaluation now complete, the testing samples of “Find Stanley The Christmas Treasurehunt Game” and “Stanley & the Candy Cane Wormhole” will be donated to schools, libraries, hospitals and nonprofit organizations.


About Candy Cane Wormhole, LLC Candy Cane Wormhole, LLC is the maker of the popular “Find Stanley! The Christmas Treasurehunt Game” and “Stanley & the Candy Cane Wormhole” children’s book. Its books and games are known for modernizing Christmas, while bring STEM, MESH, and Inclusion to the holiday’s folklore and tradition. The Founder is Chris Harden from Oviedo, also known for his Shark Tank success as co-creator of TROBO The Storytelling Robot which won numerous awards.

The company’s website at contains additional information. Information about “Find Stanley The Christmas Treasurehunt Game” and “Stanley & the Candy Cane Wormhole” where to purchase them can be found at


About the Mom’s Choice Awards® The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families and educators. 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 55 countries.

Around the world, parents, educators, retailers and members of the media look for the MCA mother-and-child Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality products and services for children and families.

Learn more about the Mom's Choice Awards by visiting their website:


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