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Month: November 2014

Sneak Peek: The Wickford Doom by Chris Priestley

We are very excited to welcome Chris Priestley, award-winning author of the Tales of Terror series, to the Barrington Stoke list this January with a haunting, historical adventure called The Wickford Doom. This book is longer than a standard Barrington Stoke 8-12 title to offer readers something more substantial and help bridge the gap into enjoying […]

Lest we forget: WWI in illustrations

In follow up to last week’s Remembrance titles post, today our unofficial WWI illustrator Ollie Cuthbertson talks a bit about his work on Over the Line from earlier this year and Stars Shall be Bright and Anzac Boys, both coming February 2015. Welcome Ollie! OLLIE CUTHBERTSON’S 9 STEPS TO ILLUSTRATING A STORY 1. Read the story, book, article you are illustrating. In this […]

New titles for November 2014

This month we are delighted to publish new editions of some of our most popular titles. Our new edition of the hilarious comedy Desirable by the award-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce features new artwork by the talented Cate James and has a gorgeous new foiled jacket. We also have new editions of The Hat Trick 4u2read by Terry […]