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Posted by Lisa, March 28, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Nosy Crow to be distributed by HarperCollins

Nosy Crow and HarperCollins are very happy to have come to an agreement on a multi-year deal for Nosy Crow’s distribution in the UK and export. HarperCollins will begin distributing Nosy Crow titles from the beginning of August 2023.

Kate Wilson, Group CEO of Nosy Crow, comments:

“Following the announcement of the proposed closure of GBS, who have been our trusted distribution partners since the very start of Nosy Crow’s journey, we are delighted to have managed to secure such a great distribution solution. While our visit to the centre at Bishopbriggs – full of capable, friendly and committed staff – convinced us of the short-term benefits of the move, we are also excited by the vision of HarperCollins new automated distribution centre in Robroyston from 2025, and by the enthusiasm of so many of the existing distribution centre staff about the move.”

Gordon Scott, Managing Director – HarperCollins Supply Chain, comments:

“We are very proud that Nosy Crow has chosen HarperCollins to take over its distribution from this summer. The HarperCollins distribution team is the best in the industry and more than ready to take on the responsibility of distributing Nosy Crow’s fantastic and acclaimed list, both from our Bishopbriggs site and in two years from our new, state-of-the-art centre in Robroyston.”

Nosy Crow will be communicating directly with all of its UK and export customers about the move in the coming weeks.



Nosy Crow is a multi-award-winning publisher which began publishing child-focused, parent-friendly children’s books and audio books in 2011. It was named Children’s Publisher of the Year (2017 and 2019) and Independent Publisher of the Year (2020) at the British Book Awards, and was awarded the Independent Publishers Guild’s overall Independent Publisher of the Year twice (2016 and 2021). It has also won the IPG’s Children’s Publisher of the Year seven times, mostly recently in 2023. Nosy Crow’s perspective is international: it has won the IPG’s International Achievement Award five times; the British Book Award for Export twice; and is the only book publisher ever to win two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for International Trade. Other prizes include the Stationers’ Company Innovation Excellence Award, the Nectar Small Business of the Year Award, the Growing Business Awards Young Company of the Year Award and many others for individual titles. Nosy Crow is also proud that it has been shortlisted for the IPG’s Sustainability Award and Diversity and Inclusivity Award.

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