Freddy Follows wins Independent Press Award

AUTHOR: Melanie Quinn.
AUTHOR: Melanie Quinn.

Local author Melanie Quinn's children's book, Freddy Follows, has taken out the Picture Books Preschool category at this year's Independent Press Award.

The children's book, written to help families start conversations on peer pressure and choices, beat entries from across the globe to win the category.

This latest award adds to the New York City Big Book Award it had already won.

Mrs Quinn also travelled to New York to promote the book at the 2019 BookCon on June 1 and 2.