Our warmest congratulations to Stuart Macintyre for winning the 2016 Ernest Scott Prize for his book Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s. The Prize is awarded annually to a work of Australian or New Zealand history based on original research. Australia’s Boldest Experiment details Australia’s development from the midst of the Depression and WWI & II, into a prosperous, growing society by the 1950s. The judges described it as “masterful in coverage and assured in narrative”. NewSouth congratulates all the shortlisted authors.
NewSouth Books Congratulates Publishers in the CBCA 2016 Notable Books List
NewSouth Books congratulates its publishers included in the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s (CBCA) Notable Books of 2016. In the Picture Book of the Year category: Numerical Street (NewSouth Publishing), One Step at a Time (MidnightSun Publishing) and Where’s Jessie? (NLA Publishing). And in the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books: Australian Kids Through the Years (NLA Publishing), Lennie the Legend: Solo to Sydney by Pony (NLA Publishing), Phasmid: Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect (CSIRO Publishing), and Prehistoric Marine Life in Australia’s Inland Sea (Museum Victoria).
NewSouth Books Congratulates Publishers in ABIA Book Longlist
NewSouth Books congratulates its publishers included in the 2016 Australia Book Industry Awards longlist for the following titles: 'Numerical Street' (Antonia Presenti & Hilary Bell, New South), 'Australia Remember When' (Bob Byrne, New South), 'The Art of Free Travel' (Patrick Jones and Meg Ullman, New South), 'Kookoo Kookaburra' (Gregg Dreise, Magabala Books), 'Horace the Baker’s Horse' (Jackie French, National Museum of Australia), 'One Step at a Time' (Jane Jolly & Sally Heinrich, MidnightSun Publishing), 'Global Megatrends: Seven Patterns of Change Shaping Our Future' (Stefan Hajkowicz, Csiro Publishing).