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 […]
It’s International Day of the Girl Child today, a day aimed at raising awareness of the potential of the 1.1 billion girls in the world, and the discrimination, violence and lack of equal opportunities that may see that potential wasted.
Pete Johnson’s Diary of an (Un)teenager and Return of the (Un)teenager are out with a great new look this month. We are often asked for tips on holding successful author events – from both sides – and since we know Pete is a bit of an expert in this area, we caught up with him […]
The Fall by Anthony McGowan has some of the finest writing we’ve ever published and we’ve just re-released it with a great new cover and fabulous new artwork by Staffan Gnosspelius. To mark the re-release we’ve created a series of discussion questions to help teachers support students in getting the most out of the book. […]
It’s Dyslexia Awareness Week in Scotland! We’ve gone through the Barrington Stoke archives to find a great resource on making classrooms dyslexia friendly by Bernadette McLean, principal of The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre. “The bonus of creating a dyslexia-friendly classroom is that it will facilitate learning for everyone in the school.” The Helen Arkell Dyslexia […]