Kew Publishing is the publishing house of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. We produce over 20 new titles each year, catering for diverse readerships from scientists and academics to the general public of all ages. We aim to inspire and educate people about our work and to make available Kew’s unique heritage and resources, knowledge and cutting edge expertise to as wide an audience as possible throughout the world. We have a dedicated website where you can browse and buy our publications, www.kewbooks.com.
Read reviews of our books here.
New from Kew:
The Story of Kew Gardens in Photographs - click here for information sheet (pdf)
New from Kew Publishing
David Nash: A Natural Gallery - read about this new book and view the online image gallery
Garden Media Guild Reference Book of the Year 2012
Latest news - Awards success for Kew Publishing
Garden Media Guild Awards 2012
On 29 November Kew Publishing won the Reference Book of the Year award at the Garden Media Guild Awards for Hardy Heathers from the Northern Hemisphere by Charles Nelson. Huanduj: Brugmansia was also a finalist in this category. Edward Parker was a finalist in the Book Photographer of the Year category for Photographing Trees by Kew Publishing.
Rachel Mason Dentinger won the New Writer of the Year award at the Garden Media Guild Awards for three feature articles in Kew magazine: The Allure of Dracula in the spring issue, Seeing the Wood for the Trees in the summer issue, and Underground Connections in the autumn issue.
Kew magazine was also a finalist in the Environment category for Bruce Pavlik's article Piecing together the jigsaw from the winter 2011 issue; the Garden Columnist of the Year category for Andrew Jackson's Wakehurst View column, and the Feature Photographer of the Year category for John Millar's photography of David Nash sculptures in the autumn issue feature The Art of Nature.
The Garden Media Guild Awards celebrate the best in garden writing - including books, newspapers and magazines - photography, broadcasting - TV and radio - and new media - gardening websites and blogs. They are the garden media 'Oscars'.
ACE Publication of the Year 2010
Association of Cultural Enterprises
Publication of the Year 2010: Why People Need Plants, produced in association with the Open University.
Kew Enterprises were also awarded Best Licensed Product of the Year for scented Kew's soy candles inspired by the Living Plant Collections.
For more information visit the Association of Cultural Enterprises website.
The National Calendar Awards
2011 Award for Excellence in Environmentally friendly paper: 2012 Curtis’s Botanical Magazine calendar.
2010 Award for Cause Related Associations: 2011 Curtis’s Botanical Magazine calendar.
For more information visit the National Calendar Awards website.
Our list of over 300 titles includes Kew magazine for the general public, 3 scientific journals, floras, checklists, field guides, and illustrated botanical monographs. We cover many subjects in plant sciences and horticulture, including taxonomy, systematics, economic and ethnobotany, conservation and ecology, the history of botany and botanical art.
You can buy our books from the shops at Kew Gardens and Wakehurst Place, other good bookshops, and online at www.kewbooks.com.
Browse our catalogue (pdf)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 8332 5715
Fax: +44 (0)20 8332 5646
Sales and distribution
In the UK and other territories excluding USA, Canada and Mexico all trade order processing, customer service, warehousing and distribution functions are handled by Marston Book Services Ltd. The University of Chicago Press manage our trade sales orders in North America and Mexico.
These partnerships and operational arrangements ensure that our publications are easily available and accessible to global audiences. They support Kew’s role in sharing its resources and knowledge with the science and education community.
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