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 […]
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 […]
Barrington Stoke books are popular in schools as accessible, inspiring reads suitable for mixed-ability groups. As well as selling the books singly for reading for pleasure, we also supply a wide range of packs to schools. Here’s some inspiration on how to use the books to bring literacy to life in your school, plus a […]
We’re so pleased and proud that Barroux is on the longlist for the prestigious CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for his work on Alpha. The Greenaway Medal is awarded every year for ‘distinguished illustration in a book for children’ and has been won by an incredible roster of artists including Edward Ardizzone, Shirley Hughes, Chris Riddell, […]