Month: November 2014

Lest we forget: Our WWI titles

Today we remember the fallen heroes of World War One. In this centenary year, there’s been a lot of talk about the war and even more books published about it. Barrington Stoke have been no different, but we’re also trying to offer a range of titles to help struggling and reluctant children engage with the period […]

SCBWI: Writing for reluctant readers

SCBWI invited me along to their annual conference last weekend to co-host a ‘Craft intensive’ with Anthony McGowan under the title ‘Writing for reluctant readers’. My first response was that I didn’t have much to say on the subject – at Barrington Stoke we ask our authors to write as they normally would. The tweaks […]

Win a class set of new rugby books!

Win a class set of Tom Palmer’s new Rugby Academy book and a Skype session with the author. To mark this month’s autumn international rugby series, Tom Palmer is hosting a competition where your class is invited to predict the final score in the England v New Zealand rugby union match, which takes place at Twickenham […]