Penguin Random House Australia & New Zealand

Penguin Australia Pty Ltd

Dorling Kindersley

DK publish high quality, illustrated information books, TV programmes and online resources for children and adults. Founded in London in 1974, DK now has offices in the UK, USA, Australia, South Africa, India, France, Germany and Russia.

In Australia, DK is part of Penguin Group (Australia.) The team are  responsible for the sales and marketing of all DK titles in the Australian market, and for local adaptations.

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Lantern is an imprint of Penguin Group (Australia) founded in 2004, which specialises in lavishly designed and beautifully crafted illustrated books, with a focus on food, travel, gardening, lifestyle, interior design and art.  Lantern books are written and illustrated with passion and imagination. They provide a complete experience, a source of inspiration and authenticity. The team at Lantern pride themselves on working with creative people who are able to read the zeitgeist and present enduring ideas.

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Bookworld - Where Books Come From

Bookworld is Australia’s premier online bookstore with millions of titles to choose from including a huge range of Books, eBooks, CDs and DVDs.  The site offers competitive low prices, and fast free delivery on all items purchased Australian wide.  It has an outstanding selection of Australian and international bestsellers.  Pearson Australia Group acquired Bookworld (formerly Borders and Angus & Robertson) from REDgroup Retail in July 2011.  In August 2012 the Borders site made the transition to Bookworld.  The Bookworld site is currently one of the fastest growing online bookstores in Australia, and is now part of Penguin Australia Pty Ltd, a local subsidiary of Penguin Random House.

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United Book Distributors (UBD)

United Book Distributors (UBD) is our state-of-the-art automated and paperless warehouse and distribution facility located in Scoresby, Victoria. The ‘paperless’ warehouse utilises the latest technology material handling systems and software; providing fast order turnaround for our trade publishers as well as the ability to deliver goods next day for the nearby direct to consumer market. UBD’s operations can hold in excess of 55,000 titles and 22 million books and on its busiest days completes orders comprising more than 600,000 books and related items.

In addition to this, UBD is fully committed to ensuring our processes are of the highest eco-friendly standards. In 2011 UBD attained ISO14001 accreditation for its Sustainable practices in operating and managing a distribution business. In 2013 UBD was named Distributor of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards for the fifth consecutive year.

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