Happy New Year! We hope you have a happy, healthy, book-filled 2017. We’re back at our desks and raring to go on an incredible twelve months of titles. You can see our January – June catalogue here or contact us to request a hard copy. Here are just a few highlights to whet your appetite…
We were invited to speak on a panel at the Publishers’ Association/London Book Fair Inclusivity Conference earlier in the week. Our panel was on ‘Welcoming More Readers’ and we spoke about text accessibility and the pitfalls of categorising reluctant readers or other non-book fans as in any way a homogenous group in terms of tastes […]
In August, we were proud to publish a gorgeous new super-readable edition of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Our aim, as ever, was to reach more readers, this time by opening up a classic text to those with dyslexia, visual stress or other issues that affect an individual’s ability to cope with print.
We bought the rights to Alpha by Barroux and Bessora at Edinburgh International Book Festival in 2015 and it it was always our ambition to launch the book there in 2016.
We were full of the warm-and-fuzzies after YALC. Three days of meeting young people (and young-at-heart people) who live and breathe books, rapturous responses to Non Pratt’s Unboxed on early release, and amazing support for the Barrington Stoke mission of inclusive publishing. So it hit us extra hard two days later when Non got in […]