We are very proud to announce At the Beach won the Elsie Locke Medal for Non-fiction at the 2013 LIANZA awards held in Wellington last night (Mon 5th Aug). Congratulations Ned and Gillian, and our congratulations go to all of the winners and finalists in the awards this year! Read Gillian's response to the win on her blog.
We have two finalist titles in this years NZ Post Book Awards: Selling the Dream by Peter Alsop, Dave Bamford & Gary Stewart and Stag Spooner by Chris Maclean. Both books are in the Illustrated Non-fiction category. We are also very proud to have two finalists in the Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Awards: Shelter from the Storm by Shaun Barnett, Rob Brown & Geoff Spearpoint and Moa by Quinn Berentson. Our congratulations also go to the other finalists including AUP who have five books in this year's awards. Good luck to everyone!
Congratulations to Quinn Berentson who has won the Best First Book Award (Non-Fiction) for Moa in this years New Zealand Post Book Awards. Quinn also won the Royal Science Book Prize earlier this year!
The stock for Auckland University Press (AUP) titles has arrived! We'll be continuing to add their titles to our website over the next week. You can purchase those titles already added from today (Mon 15th July).
Craig Potton Publishing have been nominated for two industry awards at the upcoming NZ Booksellers Conference... the Nielsen Award for New Zealand Publishing and the Nielsen Award for Publisher of the Year! Awards will be announced at a ceremony in Christchurch on Sunday 23 June.
Craig Potton Publishing is delighted with the recent inclusion of Craig Potton in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Craig has been made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to photography and conservation.
Craig's conservation work has included working for the Beech Forest Action Committee, Native Forest Action Council, Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society, Federated Mountain Clubs of NZ Executive, Nelson Marlborough Conservation Board and the New Zealand Conservation Authority. He has also created and hosted two successful TV documentaries: Rivers and Wild Coasts.
This honour is a fitting tribute to his commitment to protecting our unique natural environment, which he so beautifully portrays in his photography.
Congratulations to Quinn Berentson who has won the 2013 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize for his engaging book Moa: the life and death of New Zealand's legnedary bird. Well done Quinn!
Congratulations to Quinn Berentson our fantastic author of Moa: the life and death of New Zealand's legnedary bird...who has just been announced as a finalist in the 2013 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize. Well done Quinn, we have our fingers crossed for you!
Another book, another finalist...this time in the 2013 NZ Post Children's Book Awards. Our hearty congratulations go to Gillian Candler (author) and Ned Barraud (illustrator) of the very popular children's title - At the Beach. At the Beach is a finalist in the non-fiction catergory with the winner to be announced in June. We'll keep you posted!