The Mutt & the Mustang Wins
National INDIE 2012 Book Award
I'm thrilled to let you know my first children's picture book, The Mutt & the Mustang received 1st place Next Generation INDIE Book Award 2012 in the Children's Picture Book category.
Next Generation INDIE Book Awards, the largest not for profit book awards program in the world was established 5 years ago to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books printed in English from all over the world. Nominated by independent book stores from all over the USA and Canada - The Mutt & the Mustang was nominated by MacDonald Book Shop - books are then judged by leaders in the publishing industry. Winning books in sixty different categories are selected based on overall excellence. I am honored to have The Mutt& the Mustang receive this distinguised award. Available through fine gift shops, horse rescues and bookstores throughout Colorado and on line through Amazon and this site, The Mutt & the Mustang sold 4000 copies within 9 months.
Judy Archibald is an Author, Art Consultant, Feature Writer & former Director/Curator of the annual Colorado Governor's Invitational Art Show for ten years.
Judy lives in the Colorado Rockies, adjacent to Rocky Mountain National Park with two cats, two horses, and two dogs - Cheyenne, a 100-pound German shepherd and Kody, the Mutt who rides "his" mustang every morning.