Local author wins accolade for children's book


Henderson author Catherine Green recently won a best of Texas book award for her children's title, "The Popcorn Tree," featured during the Texas Association of Authors July 28 Celebration of Authors Gala in Dallas.

It was the sixth annual contest for the largest collection of Texas authors.

"Readers of the exceptional titles selected for Texas Association of Authors (TxAuthors) Best Book Awards would agree that they are winning reads and top-tier selections in their categories," the group announced in a press release. "By any measure, the distinguished books from this year's 48 winners are of stellar quality. Readers will love to fall into the pages and climb out with the greatest of satisfaction."

A sample chapter from each winning book can be found, along with the previous year’s winners at Books.TxAuthors.com

Each award-winning authors books were on display and for sale during the weekend event.

In addition to her writing, Green is a member of the Texas Shakespeare Festival Guild. Learn more at her website, catherinegreenbooks.com.


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