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Avalon's CEO interviewed in PSSST! Secrets of Millionarie Moms


Build-A-Bear Creator, Baby Einstein Founder and 15 Other High-Powered Women Share Personal Insight and Amazing Stories of Their Rise to the Top

Walnut Creek, California – May 1, 2007 – Today Mom Inventors, Inc. announces the eagerly anticipated Secrets of Millionaire Moms, published by McGraw-Hill, will be on book shelves nationwide May 2007. The Secrets of Millionaire Moms, How They Turned Great Ideas into Booming Businesses and How You Can Too by Tamara Monosoff shares the exciting and inspiring entrepreneurial stories of 17 women who turned kitchen-table businesses into million-dollar companies ranging from $5 million to $350 million!

Authored by Tamara Monosoff, founder and Chief Executive of Mom Inventors, Inc., The Secrets of Millionaire Moms provides thoughtful inspiration and success formulas for turning ideas into profit. Monosoff interviewed one-on-one with 17 select and highly successful women; who provide an inside look at the challenges and successes they faced building thriving businesses. The book’s core business concepts are supported by the women who offer priceless advice on everything from financing an idea, to creative marketing, and they discuss the juggling act between work and family.
The book features incredible stories and insider tips from:

  • Julie Clark; sold Baby Einstein to Disney for millions of dollars
  • Maxine Clark; CEO of the mega-business Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • Lane Nemeth; creator of Discovery Toys and now
  • Victoria Knight; 2nd grade school teacher turned inventor of Airborne Health
  • Lillian Vernon; the woman behind the Lillian Vernon catalog
  • Rachel Ashwell; CEO of Shabby Chic
  • Teri Gault; creator of The Grocery Game
  • Jeanne Bice; QVC favorite, The Quacker Factory
  • And much more

Author Tamara Monosoff is a successful business woman herself, as a mom inventor and founder and CEO of Mom Inventors, Inc, a company that produces and distributes products made by moms. Her first book, The Mom Inventors Handbook: How to Turn Your Great Idea into the Next Big Thing was a best seller and she is also an ‘Ask the Expert’ columnist for
From examining the sport of managing family and finances to delving into raising capital, Monosoff explores all aspects of starting and growing a business – the struggles and the successes. Her “Million Dollar Secret” tip boxes placed throughout the chapters offer practical advice, personal encouragement, and motivation from the women she interviewed.

The Secrets of Millionaire Moms, How They Turned Great Ideas into Booming Businesses and How You Can Too will be available in May, 2007 at major book stores and through $16.95, McGraw-Hill.

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Ann Noder, Public Relations/Orca Communications Unlimited, LLC, (480)248-0012,