Two Nosy Crow titles have been shortlisted for 2015 Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards!
The Farm Beneath the Water by Helen Peters is shortlisted in the children’s fiction category, and Use Your Imagination by Nicola O’Byrne in the picture book category.
We’ve been shortlisted for two 2015 Bookseller Industry Awards!
Nosy Crow is shortlisted in the Children’s Publisher of the Year and Independent Publisher of the Year categories.
“Nosy Crow is to fairy-tale apps as J. K. Rowling is to wizards’ tales — both are masterful. It’s no surprise then that Snow White, Nosy Crow’s newly released fifth app, is brilliant.”
— USA Today
Nosy Crow has won two 2015 IPG Independent Publishing Awards!
We’ve won the Nielsen Digital Marketing Award and the Young Independent Publisher of the Year Award.
The Spy Who Loved School Dinners, written by Pamela Butchart and illustrated by Thomas Flintham, has won the Blue Peter Book Award in the Best Story category!
“Its depiction of friendship and family are so authentic and full of heart that the story feels both compelling and current.”
— The Independent
“The Secret Hen House Theatre is one of my favourite books of recent years … If anything I enjoyed the sequel even more.”
— Books for Keeps
“Seven- to 10- year-olds will laugh themselves giddy over Pamela Butchart’s My Headteacher is a Vampire Rat … The book is as accessible as it is hilarious, with entertaining line drawings from Thomas Flintham and easy-to-read prose that cleverly sneaks in the odd tricky word.”
— The Independent
Nosy Crow has won two FutureBook Innovation Awards!
We’ve won Best Children’s Fiction Digital Book, for our Jack and the Beanstalk app, and Most Inspiring Digital Publishing Person, awarded to Nosy Crow’s founder and Managing Director, Kate Wilson.
Nosy Crow Jigsaws is the recipient of a Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Award!
“A fantastic puzzle app for toddlers, preschoolers, young children, and even adults!”
— Kids App Central
“Fleur Hitchcock has cornered the market in hard-boilers for beginners … There is much to like about this pacey story. Lottie is a bright and ballsy character and Sophia a suitably kooky sidekick.”
— The Times Children’s Book of the Week
Our next Nosy Crow Masterclass, How to Write Children’s Fiction, is taking place here at the Crow’s Nest (10a Lant Street, London, SE1 1QR) on Saturday October 10. An intensive, all-day writing masterclasses, with sessions from authors, editors, agents, staff at Nosy Crow, and more, the event will include practical suggestions, advice on every aspect of writing, as well as guidance about what comes after. As part of each masterclass, there’ll also be one-on-one manuscript critiques for every attendee. You can find out more and book tickets here.
Come to the first Nosy Crow Illustrator Salon! Our first Salon will be taking place at The Book Club in Shoreditch, on the evening of Monday September 14, with featured illustrator Steven Lenton. The evening will include an interview with Steven, audience Q&A, book signing, and, of course, drinks. Doors open at 6.30pm, and you can find out more and book tickets here.
Lyn Gardner will be at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Saturday August 15, presenting the finale of her brilliant Olivia series about the trials and tribulations of attending drama school. You can book tickets here.
Catherine Wilkins will be at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Wednesday August 19 with My Great Success and Other Failures, the fourth book about Jessica’s hilarious mishaps. This time, Jess finds that her cartoons are beginning to take off – but why can’t people be happy for her? You can book tickets for the event here.