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Romantic Book of the Year Award 2010 - Finalist
07 Jun 2010

Romantic Elements

The Hunter's Wife by Katherine Scholes

To find out more about the award please visit romanceaustralia.com/rby.html

2010 Nita B Kibble Literary Awards for Women Writers
03 Jun 2010

Kibble Literary Award

Ghost at the Wedding by Shirley Walker

International Association of Culinary Professionals 2010 Winner
31 May 2010

General

Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Companion by Stephanie Alexander

To find out more about this award please visit iacp.com.

2010 Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award - Shortlisted
28 May 2010
BBC Samuel Johnson Prize 2010 - Shortlisted
27 May 2010

Too Big To Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin

2010 ABIA Shortlist
26 May 2010

Publisher of the Year 2010

Penguin Australia

Distributor of the Year 2010, sponsored by VISTA Computer Systems

United Book Distributors

Illustrated Book of the Year 2010

Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Companion, written by Stephanie Alexander.

Thai Street Food, written by David Thompson.

Book of the Year for Younger Children (age range 0 to 8 years) 2010

Running with the Horses, written & illustrated by Alison Lester.

The Terrible Plop, written by Ursula Dubosarsky & illustrated by Andrew Joyner.

General Fiction Book of the Year 2010

The Cattleman’s Daughter, written by Rachael Treasure.

For more information about the 2010 ABIA awards please visit publishers.asn.au

APA Book Design Awards
21 May 2010

Young Designer of the Year: Adam Laszczuk

Best Designed Children's Book Cover: Megan Baker for The Terrible Plop

Best Designed Children's Fiction Book:Tony Palmer for Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children

Best Designed Children's PictureBook: Kirby Armstrong for Wanted: The Perfect Pet

Best Designed Young Adult Book: Adam Laszczuk for Swerve

Best Designed Reference and Scholarly Book: Allison Colopoys for Grand Obsessions

2010 NSW Premier's Literary Award, Patricia Wrightson Prize Winner
19 May 2010

Krakatoa Lighthouse by Allan Baillie

Best Children's Books of the Year: Children's Book Committee of New York's Bank Street College of Education
11 May 2010

Fantasy in the 9-12 category

The Museum of Mary Child by Cassandra Golds

For more information please visit: http://webstaging.bankstreet.edu/gems/bookcom/2010912wiconsfinal.pdf

Nam Le Wins 2010 Kathleen Mitchell Award
11 May 2010

Nam Le has been awarded the $10,000 Kathleen Mitchell Award for his critically acclaimed debut book, The Boat.

The Kathleen Mitchell Award is a biennial Award dedicated to encouraging young Australian authors to achieve their dreams.

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23 Apr 2014
New novel by Steve Toltz to be published in 2015
Penguin Australia is delighted to have acquired the highly anticipated second novel by Steve Toltz, Quicksand, to be published in Australia and New Zealand next year.
Quicksand will also be published in the UK and elsewhere in the Commonwealth by Sceptre in 2015.

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