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Posted by Kate, March 14, 2014

Nosy Crow is shortlisted for two Bookseller Industry Awards

Yesterday, we blogged about being shortlisted for the Bologna Book Fair prize for the Children’s Publisher of the Year. And today, we’ve just had the news that we are shortlisted in not one, but two categories of the Bookseller Industry Awards, in a cheering almost-reprise of last year.

Nosy Crow is shortlisted for the Children’s Publisher of the Year award and for the Independent Publisher of the Year award.

I have to admit, we need all the validating and motivating good news (and cake) that we can get: we are in the tense and hectic run-up to the Bologna Book Fair, just over a week away. Just before we’d got the news, we’d just schlepped 15 big cardboard boxes full of books, rights guides and tools for building the furniture for the Bologna Stand down our three-flight iron staircase; someone in the design team has just said, “Don’t worry: I’ve requested a rework of the dog from the illustrator – this time without the sick”; and there are discussions going on about who will be in when over this weekend.

It’s great to see lots of our retailer friends on shortlists too.

Anyway, here are the shortlists in full:

Independent Publisher of the Year sponsored by The Great British Bookshop
Canongate
Constable & Robinson
Granta Publications
Hesperus Press
Nosy Crow
Summersdale
Unbound
Top That! Publishing

Children’s Publisher of the Year sponsored by Booktrust
DK
Egmont
HarperCollins Children’s Books
Nosy Crow
Penguin Children’s
Scholastic
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books
Usborne Publishing
Walker Books

Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year sponsored by Bertrams
Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Collins Learning
Oxford University Press
Palgrave Macmillan
SAGE

Book Retailer of the Year
Blackwell’s
Foyles
Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd
Morrisons Supermarkets PLC

Children’s Bookseller of the Year sponsored by Macmillan Children’s Books
Barefoot Books
Sainsbury’s
Storytellers, Inc.
Winstone’s
Foyles
The Edinburgh Bookshop

Digital Strategy of the Year
Caffeine Nights Publishing
Faber & Faber
Hachette UK
HarperCollins
Head of Zeus
Hodder & Stoughton
Pan Macmillan

E-book Retailer of the Year
eBooks by Sainsbury’s
Kobo
RM Books
Totally Bound Publishing

Editor of the Year
Helen Conford; Penguin Press
Kirsty Dunseath; Orion Publishing Group
Mary Mount; Viking, Penguin
Rebecca Saunders; Sphere Fiction
Roddy Bloomfield; Hodder & Stoughton
Suzanne Baboneau; Simon & Schuster UK
Vineeta Gupta; Oxford University Press

HarperCollins Young Retailer of the Year, in honour of Sue Butterworth
Kate Double; Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights
Charlotte Staffer; Blackwell’s Bookshops
Edward Woods; Foyles
Melissa Cox; Waterstones
Rachael Wing; The Wallingford Bookshop
Rory Hill; The Book Hive

Imprint of the Year
Big Picture Press; Templar Publishing
Capstone Publishing; Wiley
Century; Random House
Jonathan Cape; Random House
Picador; Pan Macmillan
Sphere; Little, Brown Book Group
Weidenfeld & Nicolson; Orion Publishing Group

Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year sponsored by Bertrams
Bright Red Publishing Ltd
Crown House Publishing
Edward Elgar Publishing
John Catt Educational
Jordan Publishing
Liverpool University Press

Independent Bookshop of the Year sponsored by Gardners
Dulwich Books
Booka Bookshop
Chorleywood Bookshop
The Blessington Bookstore
The Edinburgh Bookshop
White Rose Bookcafe
Winstone’s

Library of the Year
Dudley Libraries
Midlothian Library Service
Sandwell Library and Information Service
Surrey Libraries
The Hive (University of Worcester and Worcestershire County Council)
The Library of Birmingham

Literary Agent of the Year sponsored by Orion
Andrew Lownie; Andrew Lownie Literary Agency
Caroline Dawnay; United Agents
Jenny Brown; Jenny Brown Associates
Juliet Mushens; The Agency Group
Karolina Sutton; Curtis Brown
Peter Robinson; Rogers, Coleridge & White Ltd
Sarah Such; Sarah Such Literary Agency

Manager of the Year
David Dawkins; Pages of Hackney
Janette Cross; Foyles
Neil Crockett; Waterstones
Paul Thornton; Blackwell’s Bookshops
Vivian Bannerman; The Mainstreet Trading Company

Marketing Strategy of the Year sponsored by Nielsen, in association with the Book Marketing Society
BOOKS ARE MY BAG; The Booksellers Association
Caboodle from National Book Tokens
Dead Good; Penguin Random House
Faber & Faber Consumer Marketing Strategy; Faber & Faber
GONE GIRL; Orion Publishing Group
Minecraft Marketing Campaign; Egmont UK
S.Campaign; Canongate
The Happy Foodie; Penguin Random House
The Paper Dolls World Record Attempt; Pan Macmillan

Publicity Campaign of the Year sponsored by the PPC
The Examined Life by Stephen Grosz – Sue Amaradivakara PR, for Chatto & Windus
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman – Sam Eades, Headline
My Autobiography by Alex Ferguson – Karen Geary & Rebecca Mundy, Hodder & Stoughton
The Silent Wife by A.S.A Harrison – Ben Willis, Headline
The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson – Lauren Ace, Macmillan Children’s Books
Stoner by John Williams – Clara Nelson, Vintage Classics

Publisher of the Year
Faber & Faber
HarperCollins
Hodder & Stoughton
Little, Brown Book Group
Orion Publishing Group
Pan Macmillan
Penguin
Transworld
Vintage

Rights Professional of the Year sponsored by Frankfurt Book Fair
Andrea Joyce; Canongate Books
Andrew Sharp; Hachette Children’s Books
Kate Hibbert; Little, Brown Book Group
Mary Thompson; HarperCollins
Rachel Mills; Peters, Fraser & Dunlop
Zosia Knopp; Penguin

Supply Chain Innovation Award sponsored by BIC
Supadu
NetGalley
ePubDirect