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Colleen Kong-Savage’s THE TURTLE SHIP wins multiple awards and honors!

McIntosh & Otis client Colleen Kong-Savage’s picture book THE TURTLE SHIP has won Honorable Mentions for the Freeman Awards as well as the Storytelling World Resource Awards!


The Freeman Awards honor exceptional books bringing education on East Asian culture and history to America. The Storytelling Resource Awards are given by Storytelling World, a magazine about the art of storytelling and titles that readers will find relevant.


THE TURTLE SHIP also made the list of Bank Street’s Best Books, 2019 Edition! Bank Street’s Children’s Book Committee strives to guide librarians, educators, parents, grandparents, and other interested adults to the best books for children published each year.


Congratulations, Colleen! You can pick up a copy of THE TURTLE SHIP at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Lee & Low, and your local bookstore!


You can follow Colleen on Instagram, Twitter, and her website!