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.
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!
Author Tony Bradman and illustrator Tom Morgan-Jones have had a busy year of events with their fabulous Shakespeare tale The Boy and the Globe. The last festival they visited was Bath Children’s Literature Festival, where they met students and teachers from St Martin’s Garden Primary School. St Martin’s Garden were gearing up to take part […]
We welcome Berlie Doherty to the blog as she tells us all about her Little Gem Blue John (illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis), the stone the story is based on and the series of events that inspired it. Welcome Berlie!
To mark the beginning of Dyslexia Awareness Week Scotland this week, we caught up with Cathy Magee, Chief Executive of Dyslexia Scotland to find out what’s happening and how you can get involved.