IPG Children's Publisher of the Year

Books, books, books.

In the United States and Canada many, but not all, of our board book, picture books and novelty books are published under a Nosy Crow imprint, which is under the umbrella of Candlewick Press.

In Australia and New Zealand, Nosy Crow partners with Allen and Unwin, who distribute all our books to book shops in both countries.

In 2013, Nosy Crow won the Independent Publishers Guild’s Children’s Publisher of the Year award and their International Achievement of the Year award.

In 2012, Nosy Crow won the Independent Publishers Guild’s Children’s Publisher of the Year award. In the same year, we won their Newcomer of the Year award and Innovation of the Year award.

In our first year of publishing (2011) we published 23 books, in 2012 we published 35 books, in 2013, 51 books, and in 2014, we plan to publish 62 books.

Some of them are books for babies; some of them are for young teenagers. Some are picture books; some are novels. We’re publishing people you may already know (like Axel Scheffler) and authors and illustrators whose work has never been read or seen before.

For every book we publish, we have a reader in our minds, and, as parents ourselves, we also have a sense of the parents and grandparents of that reader. We hope they enjoy reading and sharing our books as much as we enjoy publishing them.

Illustration by the brilliant Steven Lenton

Happy...

  • Author and illustrator: Emma Dodd
  • Publication: 2 Oct 2014
  • Age: 2+

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Wish...

  • Author and illustrator: Emma Dodd
  • Publication: 2 Oct 2014
  • Age: 2+

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Toddler Time: Big Book of Christmas

  • Illustrator: Katie Saunders
  • Publication: 2 Oct 2014
  • Age: 2+

Activities, games and stories for excited toddlers!

Poppy's Garden

  • Author: Holly Webb
  • Publication: 2 Oct 2014
  • Age: 8+

The third fab book in a new series about four friends who want to make the world a better place, from best-selling author Holly Webb.

The Palomino Pony Wins Through

  • Author: Olivia Tuffin
  • Publication: 2 Oct 2014
  • Age: 9+

Shot through with action, adventure, and a genuine love of horses, this is the third in a new series of soon-to-be-classic pony books.

Snow Bunny's Christmas Gift

  • Illustrator: Rebecca Harry
  • Publication: 2 Oct 2014
  • Age: 2+

From the creator of the highly-acclaimed Snow Bunny's Christmas Wish comes this brand new tale about the little bunny with a big heart, and the true gift of friendship.