Author Zane Carson Carruth and Award-Winning Producer Rick Siggelkow are Happy to Launch ‘Abella, The Tooth Fairy Animated Influencer Series

HOUSTON, TX. – (August 8, 2022) – Author of the World’s First Tooth Fairy Series, Zane Carson Carruth, is creating Abella Production together with noted producer Rick Siggelkow, whose successful animated shows have appeared on many television networks over the years.

Zane’s series “The World’s First Tooth Fairy,'' has follows Abella’s journey and her missions accomplished throughout as the world’ first tooth fairy. Shows feature Abella at the rodeo, starting tooth fairy school, and her adventures and responsibilities of being the tooth fairy.

Her talents will be combined with Siggelkow, a successful producer is also an author himself and a philanthropist.

Siggelkow has worked with Nickelodeon, Fox Kids, Discovery Kids and NBC to name a few, and his newest work with be with Zane on Abella, The Tooth Fairy Animated Blogger Series.

About Rick Siggelkow

Award-winning producer Rick Siggelkow has created and produced over 200 hours of tween and pre-school television. His series have aired on multiple networks including PBS, Discovery Kids, BBC, Noggin, Nickelodeon, Fox Kids, CW, CBC, YTV, the ABC and ZDF. Siggelkow was co- creator and producer of Shining Time Station (65 half-hours and five primetime specials) which introduced Thomas the Tank Engine to North American audiences and is among the highest rated children's series to air on PBS. Other series creator and producer credits include Dinosapien, for CBBC and Discovery Kids (15 half hours), Ace Lightning, for BBC, CBC and U.S syndication on Fox and UPN (39 half-hours); Noddy, for PBS, CBC and TVO (65 half-hours and a primetime special) and Tweenies, for Noggin and Nickelodeon. His shows have won two Emmys in addition to receiving numerous other awards, including two Gemini Awards, a Parent's Choice Gold Award, an Action for Children's Television Award, a New York Film Festival Bronze Apple Award, an Angel Award, a Silver Hugo Award, two International Monitor Awards, two Armstrong Awards, and a Gold Award at the International Houston Film Festival. His most recent production was Little People, 52 x 11, an animated series based on the iconic Fisher Price toy brand which premiered on Sprout. Today, Rick is producing Abella, The Tooth Fairy Animated Influencer Series.

Houston, TX, November 29, 2022 –Two-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer Dennis Scott has left no corner of the children's music industry unexplored—adding Abella, the World’s First Animated Influencer.

Houston, TX, November 29, 2022 –Two-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer Dennis Scott has left no corner of the children's music industry unexplored—adding Abella, the World’s First Tooth Fairy Animated Influencer© to his resume. Winging It (Abella’s Theme) is the title, and the lyrics are eloquently matched for the upcoming Tooth Fairy pilot.

Scott’s songs have been performed by such diverse artists as Faith Hill, Ray Charles, Sugarland, Alison Krauss, The Muppets, Amy Grant, CeCe Winans, Trisha Yearwood, Charlie Daniels Band, Vanessa Williams, Crystal Gayle, Roberta Flack, Ricky Skaggs, and many others. Dennis is also the recipient of two Emmys, a Parent's Choice Award, and a Telly. You can hear his work on television, radio, audiobooks, home videos, and stage productions such as "Clifford the Big Red Dog," "Sesame Street Live" and "The Magic School Bus."

Dennis has served as music director for several children's TV shows including the PBS series "Noddy” and "BJ's Teddy Bear Club” which earned him his second Emmy award. Dennis is the producer of two albums that pay tribute to Fred Rogers, including the Grammy winning "Songs from the Neighborhood - the Music of Mister Rogers" and “Thank You, Mister Rogers – Music & Memories.” Creating and producing music, particularly children's music, allows me to be as silly and creative as I want to be. Now that's my kind of job description!"

"He is a great artist, and I love his writing technique," said Carruth. "I'm also very happy he writes music for children's TV shows, so I felt he was the perfect music producer to work with.”

“I worked with Dennis Scott as Executive Producer on "Noddy" and thrilled to be working together again on "Abella," said Rick Siggelkow, Writer, Director and Producer for the new series. “I look forward to sharing the completed pilot with industry contacts in the upcoming weeks,” added Siggelkow

Zane Carson Carruth has obtained the copyright for The First Animated Influencer and has garnered attention world-wide. The team she brought on consists of many award-winning experts in the entertainment world including, Rick Siggelkow, Producer; Candice Edwards-Marchrones, CEM Casting, Switch VFX & Animation, Adrienne Mazzone, President, TransMedia Group and now Dennis Scott, Music Producer.

“The pilot is almost complete, and we can’t wait to pitch it to the networks. In the animated series, Abella will share products that are family and child oriented. The goal is to bring a bit of innocence back to children’s lives.” said Carruth..

Houston Treasures 2023

Zane & Brady Carruth received the coveted Houston Treasures award for their outstanding philanthropic work for the city of Houston. The prestigious Social Book honors 12 people annually (one for each month) for their generous contributions to the betterment of the city of Houston and surrounding areas.

Brady began his philanthropic journey in his early twenties when he joined the Wortham Foundation Board. At which time he aggressively promoted the expansion of the city’s notable arts and parks, helping to create the theatre district and city parks such as the legendary Discovery Green Park, and Buffalo Bayou Park. He continued his philanthropic work after his parent’s death, when he assumed the role of President of the Carruth Foundation. The Carruth Foundation has made longstanding commitments to the Houston SPCA, Discovery Green Park, Buffalo Bayou Park, The Parish School, and the Houston Zoo.

Brady serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the 2021-2023 seasons. As the First Lady of the Rodeo, Zane was honored to serve as a judge in the inaugural writing competition.

Together they have chaired The Houston Grand Opera Ball, Discovery Green Conservatory Gala, Buffalo Green Gala, and the Houston SPCA Gala.

Zane has worked tirelessly to promote and strengthen the Houston SPCA, Houston Grand Opera, Discovery Green Conservatory, Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) Foundation as well as serves as Vice President of the Carruth Foundation. An accomplished and international award-winning author, she has donated hundreds of her books to various Houston children’s groups including boxes of books to the Ukraine. She has been recognized and honored by Channel 13 Women of Distinction, Houston Business Journal- Women to Watch, CKW Luxe Magazine -2020 Top Impact Makers and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Philanthropic Award.

As a blended family, they share and love 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren.

“We are proud to include them in our list of prestigious honorees” says Social Book Founder, Warner Roberts and Scott Evans, Publisher.

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