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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.

Le Cordon Bleu World Food Media Awards
05 May 2010

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

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05 Mar 2015
2014 Aurealis Awards Finalists
The finalists for the 2014 Aurealis Awards were announced today and we are delighted to announce that two Penguin Random House authors have been nominated in three categories:Best Fantasy NovelAfterworlds, Scott Westerfeld (Penguin Books Australia)Best Young Adult Novel

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