Hot off the press is a new title by Nicky Hager, Dirty Politics, launched in Wellington Wednesday 13th August. Nicky explains how attack politics is poisoning New Zealand's political environment. Watch the youtube clip of the book launch. Available to purchase from all good bookstores or from our webstore.
The 2014 NZ Post Book Award Finalists have just been announced. Congratulations to our authors Peter Alsop and Gary Stewart for Promoting Prosperity (Illustrated Non-fiction finalist) and Harry Broad and Rob Suisted for Molesworth (Nielsen Bookseller's Choice finalist). Congratulations also go to AUP and Michele Leggott for her finalist poetry title Heartland. Good luck everyone! Don't forget you can vote for your choice too.
We are incredibly proud to have been awarded the 2014 Nielsen Award for New Zealand Publishing at this year's Industry Awards held at the Bookseller's Conference in Auckland. Our thanks go out to the entire Craig Potton Publishing team and the booksellers and readers who buy and love our books!
New this month are the next four maps in the Great Walks series by Geographx: Heaphy Track, Lake Waikaremoana, Rakiura and Whanganui Journey. The Great Walks maps are all printed on Rockstock paper - created from crushed rocks! Very environmentally friendly.
Our very own book WearableArt has been selected as a finalist in the Sir Julius Vogel Awards for Best Production/Publication. The awards are part of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand's Conclave 2 being held in Auckland from 24-27 April, 2014. So, if you're planning on visiting the Conclave - don't forget to vote for us! http://conclave2.aucontraire.org.nz/about.php
New to CPP are the amazing Great Walks Maps, created in association with Geographx. These 3D maps cover the 9 great walks of New Zealand and are waterproof, durable and made from eco-friendly Rockstock paper. Check out the Abel Tasman Track Map.
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!