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Month: January 2014

Backlist love: The Two Jacks by Tony Bradman

The story: Jack BAKER is the perfect pupil. Jack BARKER is the class naughty boy. But when Miss Wilson comes to cover for their teacher, she muddles the two Jacks up. Jack BARKER finds himself in the trusted position of star pupil, and Jack BAKER finds himself the object of rather closer attention then he […]

January 2014 new titles have landed!

Our January 2014 new titles have landed and five of our favourite teen authors get 2014 off to a flying start! Costa winner Linda Newbery commemorates the centenary of World War One with the heartbreaking Tilly’s Promise. Ever-brilliant Bali Rai adds to his growing list of Barrington Stoke titles with a lighthearted ‘shaggy-dog’ tale in […]

Different Strokes for Different… Readers

Hello and welcome to our new blog! This is where you’ll find the Barrington Stoke team talking books ”“ books for dyslexic or reluctant readers, books for book-eaters and books for everyone in between. We’re based in Edinburgh, and over the last couple of weeks the city has been buzzing with War Horse fever. The […]