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.
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British Book Design and Production Awards 2013: Highly Commended
Award winning publishing
British Book Design and Production Awards 2013
In November 2013 The Plant Hunters (published by Andre Deutsch in association with Kew Publishing) won the Scholarly, Academic and Reference Book Award at the British Book Design and Production Awards.
The iBook version of the same title (published by Kew Publishing in association with Andre Deutsch) was also Highly Commended for the Best Use of Cross Media Award.
The British Book Design and Production Awards are highly coveted and celebrate the best in British book design.
Garden Media Guild Awards 2013
Kew Publishing was shortlisted for the Reference Book of the Year award at the 2013 Garden Media Guild Awards for Genus Cyclamen edited by Brian Mathew and published in association with The Cyclamen Society.
Kew magazine was a finalist for three articles in the Environment category and also in the New Media Award for the iPad edition of the magazine.
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'.
Our list of nearly 600 titles includes Kew magazine for the general public, books on botanical art photography and horticulture, as well as two 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.
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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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