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The Yo Gabba Gabba Team

Christian Jacobs, Parker Jacobs, and Jon Berrett, part of the creative team behind Yo Gabba Gabba, have won numerous accolades for their work, including the Fred Rogers Innovation Award, an Emmy nomination, the BAFTA award, Time’s Top 10 Award, and a TCA Award. They have enjoyed four seasons (so far!) on Nickelodeon and look forward to producing other high-quality, exciting multimedia properties.

T. S. Poetter

T. S. Poetter lives in Oxford, Ohio, with his wife of nearly 30 years, Chris, and his two sons, Mitch and Sam. A teacher, author, ordained minister and elder, father, husband, brother, and son, Tom writes from the heart about his life and experiences in hopes of illuminating a way forward for the reader, day by day, and in the case of 50 Christmases, year by year. Tom is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and has been teaching at Miami since 1997. He is a widely published author, with 14 authored/edited books and monographs in press and over 50 published manuscripts in the field of education. Two of his books transcend the field of education in terms of typical genre: a memoir of teaching entitled Teaching Again (2012, Information Age Publishers) and a novel entitled The Education of Sam Sanders (2006, Hamilton Books). Poetter is a proud graduate of Heidelberg College (BA, 1985), Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div., 1988) and Indiana University (Ph.D., 1994). He ran for the US House of Representatives in Ohio’s 8th District in 2014. Purchase 50 Christmases here

Jay Osmond

With the year 2007, Jay Osmond celebrated 50 years ?in the entertainment industry. Jay Osmond is a?world-class drummer whose career started at the age of two. ?His television career began with his brothers on ?The Andy Williams Show, and the rest, as they say, is history.?Jay is a multi-talented performer with the famous drive and tenacity ?that has kept The Osmonds a household name for more than 50 years. View his complete profile at www.jayosmond.com.

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