Catch up on all the latest news from Penguin Books Australia including award winning authors, illustrators, designers, publishers and other publishing industry and book related news.
The Best Designed Children's Cover of the Year sponsored by Xou Creative
The Midnight Zoo cover design by Tony Palmer
The Best Designed Childrenâ€™s Fiction Book sponsored by 1010 Printing International
Kingdom of the Lost Book 1: The Red Wind cover and internal design by Marina Messiha
The Midnight Zoo cover and internal design by Tony Palmer
The Best Designed Childrenâ€™s Non-fiction Book
Wicked Warriors and Evil Emperors cover and internal design by Adam Laszczuk
The Best Designed Cookbook sponsored by Kinokuniya
The Entire Beast cover and internal design by Daniel New
The Best Designed General Illustrated Book sponsored by Murdoch Books
Food, Fashion, Friends cover and internal design by Evi Oetomo
Shack cover and internal design by Allison Colpoys
What On Earth Are You Wearing? A Michipedia of Fashion cover and internal design by Ortolan
The Best Designed Non-fiction Book sponsored by Better Read Than Dead Bookshop
Reading by Moonlight cover design by Allison Colpoys, internal design by Allison Colpoys and Anne-Marie Reeves
Vampire Academy Graphic Novel and Bloodlines release date confirmed for Tuesday 23 August.
The shortlist for the 2011 Indie Awards has been announced and includes three bestselling Penguin titles as nominated by independent booksellers around the country for the following categories:
- Debut Fiction: The Old School by PM Newton
- Non-fiction: How to Make Gravy by Paul Kelly
- Children's: The Legend of the Golden Snail by Graeme Base
The Category winners and the Indie Book of the Year winner will be announced on 14 March.
For more information see http://www.indies.com.au/IndieAward.aspx
Penguin Group (Australia) wish to advise customers that UBD will begin processing orders on Monday 17 January. Queensland customers are advised to contact UBD customer service on 1800 338 836 should they require further information at this time. The Penguin office in Coronation Drive will also reopen on Monday 17 January.
Exciting news for Wimpy Kid fans!
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules, will be released in Australian cinemas on April 14, 2011!
Can we wait that long?
The following seven titles are national winners:
Best First Book
The Crunch Time Cookbook by Michelle Bridges
Best Children and Family Cookbook:
The Great Aussie Family Cookbook by Kim Terakes
Best Local Cuisine Book:
Country Style, Country Chefs by Country Style
Best Arab Cuisine Book:
AblasÂ´s Lebanese Kitchen by Abla Amad
Best Entertaining Cookbook:
Feasting by Karen Martini
Best Cookbook Cover:
Just Add Spice by Ian Hemphill and Lyndey Milan
Best Culinary Travel Guides:
A Food LoverÂ´s Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela by Dee Nolan
Best Easy Recipes Book:
The Country Cookbook by Belinda Jeffery
Best Chinese Cuisine Book:
It Tastes Better by Kylie Kwong
It Tastes Better by Kylie Kwong
Penguinâ€™s Australian winners will compete against winners in the same category in other countries for The Best in the World.
The results will be announced on March 3, 2011 at the annual awards event on the first day of the Paris Cookbook Fair.
For more information please visit the Gourmand Cookbook Awards website