The Australian Book Industry Awards showcase the talent and diversity of what is the 14th largest publishing industry in the world, and we are delighted to announce that three of our authors won major awards.
Book of the Year for Older Children (13+ years):
The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix
Literary Fiction Book of the Year:
A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing by Jessie Tu
Illustrated Book of the Year:
In Praise of Veg by Alice Zaslavsky (Murdoch Books)
The rest of the winners and more information can be found here.
by Garth Nix
From the bestselling author of Angel Mage, this ABIA winner set in 1980s London follows one girl's quest to find her father, leading her to a secret society of magical fighting booksellers who police the mythical Old World when it disastrously intrudes into the modern world.