Local Author Wins Award for Book

Karen Smythe (left) with her daughter Veronica Turner

Malibu writer Karen Smythe recently won the children’s non-fiction category of the fourth annual Beverly Hills Book Awards for her book, “Frederick the Butterfly.”

Published by Tate Publishing, “Frederick the Butterfly” tells a tale about a family’s experience saving the life of a butterfly. The book is available both online and in bookstores nationwide.