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Month: April 2014

STOP PRESS: Ghost Stadium selected for Bookbuzz

We are delighted to announce that Ghost Stadium by Tom Palmer has been selected for Bookbuzz 2014! Bookbuzz is a brilliant initiative from the hard-working folks at Booktrust that aims to get Year 7s across the country reading for pleasure through a huge book gifting programme. Schools taking part in Bookbuzz offer their students a […]

Backlist Love: Meet the Weirds by Kaye Umansky

Meet the Weirds holds a special place in my heart, not just because it is ridiculously hilarious, but because it was the very first title I worked on when I arrived at Barrington Stoke for an internship that would later become a job. I was only proofreading (and to be honest, it had probably already […]

Reading War: a new literacy and learning site for WW1

Today we are delighted to launch www.readingwar.co.uk, an online resource packed with information on World War 1. The site explores the themes of the novels Over the Line by Tom Palmer and Tilly’s Promise by Linda Newbery, covering topics including soldiers in the trenches, football and football battalions, nursing and the Home Front. The site […]