Dorrance Publishing Author Wins International Book Award
June 01, 2012 Entertainment News(PRLEAP.COM) Dorrance Publishing Co, Inc, is proud to announce that author Louisa Korschenko's children's book, Where Do I Sleep? has been named a finalist in the 2012 International Book Awards (IBA) in the Children's Picture Book: Softcover Non-Fiction category.
JPX Media Group announced the winners and finalists of this year's International Book Awards on May 23, 2012. Over 300 winners and finalists were announced in over 100 categories covering print, e-books and audio books. Awards were presented for titles published in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of JPX Media Group, said this year's contest yielded a large number of entries from authors and publishers around the world, which were then narrowed down to the final results.
Louisa Korschenko, a Dorrance author from Brisbane, Australia, is both excited and honored to be selected as a finalist in the International Book Awards. Her book, Where Do I Sleep?, published by Dorrance in 2010, is a bedtime story for young children. It familiarizes children with the concept of sleeping in their own beds and that pets are part of the family and are deserving of compassion. In the book, Jonathan introduces his family and his family's pets and shares with us a glimpse of how he and their pets sleep peacefully through the night.
According to IPX Media Group, Keen said of the awards, "The 2012 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the world. With a full publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of IBA, this year's winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage for the summer season."
Keen added, "IBA's success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise." A full list of the 2012 International Book Awards winners is available on the IBA website at InternationalBookAwards.com.
For more information about Where Do I Sleep?, or to place an order, please visit the Dorrance Publishing Bookstore website (dorrancebookstore.com), or contact the Book Order Department via phone at 1-800-788-7654.
For more information, contact Dorrance Publishing Co, Inc.
412-288-4543 ext. 148
412-288-4543 ext. 148