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Now Crow named Young Company of the Year at the Growing Business Awards

Posted by Tom on Nov 26, 2014

Nosy Crow has been named Young Company of the Year at the Growing Business Awards. The awards, supported by the CBI and in association with Lloyds Bank, celebrate the very best of British business and the entrepreneurs that power some of the fastest-growing UK companies.

Weasels is one of the School Library Journal's Best Books of 2014

Posted by Tom on Nov 24, 2014

Weasels, the debut picture book by author-illustrator Elys Dolan, has been included in School Library Journal’s list of the Best Books of 2014. SLJ write, “Uproarious antics unfold in frisky cartoon spreads as not-so-smart minions, mad scientists, and a monocled mastermind scurry for a solution.” You can read the full Best-of list here.

Kate Wilson named Most Inspiring Digital Publishing Person at the FutureBook Innovation Awards

Posted by Tom on Nov 14, 2014

Nosy Crow has won two FutureBook Innovation Awards at this year’s FutureBook Conference: Best Children’s Fiction Digital Book, for the Jack and the Beanstalk app, which judges described as “charming, witty and compulsive”, and Most Inspiring Digital Publishing Person, awarded to Nosy Crow’s founder and managing director, Kate Wilson. The full list of award winners can be read here.

"How to Innovate": Nosy Crow in The Times

Posted by Tom on Nov 13, 2014

Nosy Crow has been featured in the latest edition of The Times’ SME supplement, “How to Innovate” – you can read the full profile here.

Captain Beastlie's Pirate Party in the New Statesman

Posted by Tom on Oct 30, 2014

Amanda Craig has reviewed Captain Beastlie’s Pirate Party, written by Lucy Coats and illustrated by Chris Mould, for the New Statesman, as one of the best new books for autumn. Craig writes: “Featuring a fantastically filthy captain getting an unexpected present from his crew, it is irresistible: Lucy Coats’s uproarious text and Chris Mould’s colourfully baroque cartoons are disgustingly funny for those aged three and above.” You can read the full review here.

Witchworld is The Times' Children's Book of the Week

Posted by Tom on Oct 25, 2014

Witchworld, by Emma Fischel, is The Times’ Children’s Book of the Week! Alex O’Connell writes: “this book feels fresh and fun and, as ever, the cover by brilliant Chris Riddell, who has also been busy with the latest Goth Girl title, is bewitchingly beautiful.” You can read the full review here.

Nosy Crow on the Greenaway and Carnegie nomination lists

Posted by Tom on Oct 20, 2014

Nominations have been published for the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals 2015, with three Nosy Crow titles recognised. Cowgirl, by G.R. Gemin, is nominated for the Carnegie Medal, and both Use Your Imagination, by Nicola O’Byrne, and Nuts in Space, by Elys Dolan, have been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. The full list of titles nominated for the Carnegie medal can be found here, and for the Kate Greenaway medal, here.

Nosy Crow is a Smarta 100 Winner

Posted by Tom on Oct 06, 2014

Nosy Crow is a Smarta 100 Award Winner! The O2 Smarta 100 is an annual celebration of the most resourceful, inspiring and disruptive small businesses in the UK – and we’re one of the winners in the Most Innovative Business category.

The overall winner of each category, and the O2 Smarta 100 Business of the Year, is decided by public vote – and you can vote for Nosy Crow here.

Growth Capital: Tales on apps and tablets show Nosy Crow’s no dodo

Posted by Tom on Oct 06, 2014

The Evening Standard have profiled Nosy Crow in the “Growth Capital” feature: you can read the full piece here.