Penguin scoops nine awards at the Australian Book Industry Awards

Penguin Book Australia

Penguin took home nine awards at the The Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA), including Publisher of the Year for the second year running. The ABIAs celebrate the best Australian books, authors, booksellers and publishers from the past year.

Penguin's awards included:

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

Book of the Year: Younger Children
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
by Mem Fox, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

 

The Lucy Family Alphabet

Biography of the Year
The Lucy Family Alphabet
by Judith Lucy

 

Finnikin of the Rock

Book of the Year: Older Children
Finnikin of the Rock
by Melina Marchetta

 

The Tall Man

General Non-Fiction Book of the Year
The Tall Man
by Chloe Hooper

 

The Boat

Newcomer of the Year
Nam Le
The Boat

 

International Success Award: Penguin for Sonya Hartnett

Penguin was also named Publisher of the Year for the second year running, and won Marketing Campaign of the Year for the Popular Penguins campaign.

United Book Distributors won Distributor of the Year.

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