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As a result of Kensington Books moving its Sales and Distribution to Random House in the US, Random House Australia will take over distribution in Australia from 1 February 2015. The current distributor, Penguin Australia, will accept authorised returns in accordance with their policy provided goods are returned before 30April 2015. Please contact United Book Distributors on 1800 331 015 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries on such returns.
Please contact Random House customer service on 1800 222 444 for any other queries on the Kensington Books list.
Walker Books’ bestselling children’s author Stephan Pastis is inviting kids to choose the cover and title of the fourth book in his Timmy Failure series, published in October 2015. Vote 4 Failure is now live and open for kids to vote from two covers at timmyfailure.com. Have your say!
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