William Shakespeare was born this week in 1564 and, to celebrate, we’re showering love on The Boy and the Globe. Written by Tony Bradman and illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones, the book follows the adventures of a young pickpocket named Toby who helps Will Shakespeare through a spell of writer’s block… but not without a good amount of theatrical […]
William Shakespeare was born this week in 1564 and, to celebrate, we’ve invited Jane Eagland to the blog to talk all about The Greatest Show of All, her Shakespearean retelling. Welcome, Jane!
This week we are proud to publish Alan Gibbons’ The Beautiful Game. This thoughtful and timely story of a football-mad family is interwoven with lots of facts about our national game. It’s a heartfelt tribute to football, honouring victims of Hillsborough and other disasters, and celebrating trailblazing black players.
Easter might have just come and gone but the fun and celebration doesn’t have to end with the long weekend. April still has loads more to offer, not the least of which are our new titles of the month. From period thrillers, commemorative tributes, canine capers and superhero adventures, Barrington Stoke is here to make […]
Emma Shoard drops by the Barrington Stoke blog to share a bit about her work on the illustrated edition of Siobhan Dowd’s powerful and timeless story, The Pavee and the Buffer Girl. Welcome Emma!