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Publisher of the Year 2010
Distributor of the Year 2010, sponsored by VISTA Computer Systems
United Book Distributors
Illustrated Book of the Year 2010
Stephanie Alexanderâ€™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 Cattlemanâ€™s Daughter, written by Rachael Treasure.
For more information about the 2010 ABIA awards please visit publishers.asn.au
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
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
Penguin authors inducted into the Tasting Australia Hall of Fame
Two Penguin authors were honored for their outstanding achievements in the industry:
British chef, restaurateur, TV presenter and writer Jamie Oliver was inducted into the Tasting Australia International Hall of Fame
Australian Maggie Beer was inducted into the Tasting Australia National Hall of Fame