Penguin South Africa named Publisher of the Year

Penguin Group

Spud - learning to flyPenguin South Africa has scooped the 2010 Sefika Award for Best Trade Publisher as well as the Booksellers' choice Book of the Year award for John van de Ruit's Spud - Learning to Fly. Voted for by booksellers, the awards recognise overall excellence in publishing.

Van de Ruit's bestselling Spud series (3 titles in total) has garnered a massive following, including celebrity fan John Cleese. A film based on the stories will be released in November in South Africa - with John Cleese playing Spud's head teacher 'The Guv'.


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