Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


At The Beach: Non-Fiction Finalist In Children’s Book Award

At The Beach - Non-Fiction Finalist In The 2013 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards

Craig Potton Publishing is absolutely delighted to announce that another of its titles has been recognised in a prestigious national award. At The Beach: Explore & discover the New Zealand seashore by Gillian Candler and Ned Barraud, has been announced as a non-fiction finalist for the 2013 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards.

The 2013 judges were very impressed by the variety of books that made up the finalists of this year’s awards and chief judge Bernard Beckett says ‘it suggests we have a group of New Zealand writers who are confident enough to pursue their own interests’. In all, 19 books have been selected as finalists across four categories: best picture book, junior fiction, young adult and non-fiction.

Gillian and Ned are currently working on their second title in the Explore & Discover series, In the Garden, which will be published by Craig Potton Publishing in October 2013.

The winners from each category will be announced in June at an award ceremony to be held in Christchurch.


$29.99 Hardback $19.99 Paperback ISBN: 9781877517747 ISBN: 9781877517730 230 x 210 mm, 32 pp Published: October 2012

Gillian Candler was the convenor of judges for the 2012 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards, and was a secondary-school teacher for many years before moving into educational publishing with Learning Media. There she worked as an editor and project manager and eventually became CEO. She currently works as an educational publishing consultant from her home in Pukerua Bay, where she explores the beach most days. Ned Barraud is a talented illustrator with a passion for sea creatures. His work has been frequently published in the School Journal, and he illustrated The Earthquake and the Butterfly (2012). He works at Weta Digital as a texture artist and lives in Wellington, spending lots of time exploring the seashore with his three young children. Published by Craig Potton Publishing At the Beach is available from bookshops and libraries nationwide and online at www.craigpotton.co.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Review: Henry Rollins Burning Down The House

With his lantern jaw, close-cropped hair, and muscle-bound physique, Henry Rollins could not be further from the US Marine image his appearance might suggest. More>>

A Series Of Tubes: 150 Years Of The Cook Strait Cable

“It was a momentous achievement for its time. The successful connection came on the third attempt at laying the cable, and followed a near disaster when the first cable snapped - almost destroying the ship Weymouth in the process,” says Ms Adams. More>>

ALSO:

February 2017: Guns N' Roses - New Zealand Dates Announced

Founder Axl Rose and former members, Slash and Duff McKagan have regrouped for one of the century’s most anticipated tours... Rolling Stone said: "This was the real thing, the thing we'd all been waiting for: the triumphant return of one of the most important bands to cross rock music history. And it happened in our lifetime.” More>>

Werewolf: Brando, Peckinpah And Billy The Kid

Gordon Campbell: Initially, One-Eyed Jacks was supposed to have been directed by Stanley Kubrick from a script by Sam Peckinpah – yet it quickly became Brando’s baby... More>>

Book Awards: ANZAC Heroes Wins Margaret Mahy Book Of The Year

“Simply stunning, with gold-standard production values,” say the judges of the winner of this year’s Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award in the prestigious New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. ANZAC Heroes is also the winner of the Elsie Locke Award for the Best Book in the Non-Fiction category. More>>

Baby Animals: Hamilton Zoo Rhino Calf Named

Hamilton Zoo’s latest rhino calf has been named Samburu and he's being celebrated with a unique zoo experience... Samburu arrived after his mother Kito’s 16-month pregnancy and the calf brings the number of white rhinos at Hamilton Zoo to six. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news