If Burbidge's book is named a winner, the honor will increase the author's growing list of awards, including the Mom's Choice® gold seal, which he won in April. The Christian Fantasy and Sci-Fi category is a competitive and popular genre for Reader's Favorite®, and it is a great honor for an author to be selected as a finalist. Reader's Favorite® will announce the award winners on September 1st.
Born and raised in the mountain valleys of the Rockies, Burbidge enjoys traveling to schools and organizations to motivate and inspire children. His message to "live with the heart of the giant" resonates with families living in today's challenging world. Burbidge earned an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and a B.S. from the University of Utah. He has more than 30 years of experience in finance, and his business has taken him throughout the world. He has been active in community and church service, including youth and adult ministry, for more than 35 years.