C.K. awarded two more FAPA Book Awards

On Saturday, August 5, the Florida Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA) gave out its prestigious annual President’s Awards for the best books of 2015 and the first half of 2016 by authors and publishers in Florida and throughout the United States.

Castle 2The event, which took place at the Hilton Orlando/Lake Buena Vista Resort, recognized outstanding books by awarding either a gold, silver, or bronze medal. Winners were selected by the competition’s sixty-five judges, which included librarians, educators, designers, and publishing professionals.

Both of C.K.’s most recent children’s books, The Castle Across the Street: Prince Jackson Goes to School and The Tremendous Tale of the Terrifying Toynado, received a Silver 2016 President’s Book Award. C.K.’s lastest books join her first two previously awarded books, The Castle Across the Street (Silver 2014 FAPA Award) and My Silly Dog Gus (Gold 2015 Fapa Award).

“The 2016 award winners exemplify excellence in toynadopublishing both regionally and nationally. The awards continue to command the attention of industry professionals and readers!” said Terri Gerrell, FAPA President.

As a recipient of a FAPA President’s Book Award, C.K. will also have the opportunity to have her books displayed at BookExpo America 2017.

FAPA will be hosting a booth at the #1 book and author event for the book industry in the United States in New York City on May 31–June 2, 2017.

 

My Silly Dog Gus Brings Home the Gold

My Silly Dog Gus brought home a Gold 2015 FAPA President's Book Award.

On Saturday night, August 8, the Florida Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA) gave out its prestigious annual President’s Awards for the best books of 2014 and the first half of 2015 by authors and publishers in Florida and throughout the United States. The event, which took place at the Hilton Orlando/Lake Buena Vista Resort, recognized outstanding books by awarding gold and up to two silver medals in categories ranging from children’s books to adult fiction, from memoirs to self-help, from business books to e-books.

C.K. Carter’s second children’s book, My Silly Dog Gus, took home a 2015 Gold FAPA President’s Book Award. This is the second award for the book, having already earned a Silver IPBA Digital Book Award in December 2014.

C.K. with Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) President, Mark Wayne Adams.

C.K. with FAPA President, Mark Wayne Adams.

At the ceremony, FAPA President and award-winning author/illustrator Mark Wayne Adams (pictured), congratulated all of the finalists. He added that to be awarded a gold medal, books had to earn a perfect score from the judges, which included national state librarians and publishing professionals.

“The 2015 award winners elevate publishing both regionally and nationally. The awards continue to command the attention of industry professionals and readers!” said Mark Wayne Adams, FAPA President.

 

C. K. takes home a new award; this time for My Silly Dog Gus

The official announcement just came out, that My Silly Dog Gus was awarded a 2014 Silver Benjamin Franklin Digital Book Award by The Independent Book Publishers Association.  Please click on the links below to see the official award announcement

http://www.ibpa-bfda.org

http://www.ibpa-bfda.org/winners/my-silly-dog-gus

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