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Month: February 2015

Developing our app: trials and tribulations

From our earliest days, Barrington Stoke has been determined to involve young people in our publishing. Through our Young Editors Scheme, struggling and confident readers alike can review our manuscripts prior to publication; we have blogged before about the ways in which they help us better understand our readership. We believe there is mutual benefit […]

New titles for February 2015

This month we have a raft of great new titles for 8-12s. Stars Shall Be Bright by Catherine MacPhail remembers the child victims of the UK’s worst rail crash that claimed the lives of over 200 Scottish soldiers, along with three unidentified children. Catherine is kicking off the release of this new book with an […]

Aidan Chambers: a children’s book hero

This January we welcomed Aidan Chambers to our list with no small delight. Aidan is a multi awardwinning author, with the prestigious Carnegie Medal and Printz Award to his credit. But writing is only one string to his bow; he is also a publisher, a reviewer, a commentator and an advocate for children’s books. This […]