About Us

We are an independent children’s publishing company that creates and publishes children’s books for sale in the UK and around the world. We are known for the things that we know best: foreign language learning and creative, hands-on non-fiction for kids.

At the heart of our business is the dynamic duo, Cath and Sam (see illustration above)! Along with a group of talented freelance writers, illustrators and designers, we love nothing more than cutting, sticking and colouring our way through the day. From making a table-top rainforest to discovering how bikes work, artistic ideas and fascinating facts fill our list. We also like sharing our passion for language learning through a range of activity books that focus on learning English, French and Spanish.
We are on a mission to inspire children to make things with their hands and discover the world around them. Whether on their own or together with their favourite adults (parent, grandparent, teacher, carer or friend!), kids will love our curious texts and beautiful illustrations.

Book of the month

Neon World

Make the world fizz with fluorescent colour! Young nature lovers will enjoy creating the most wonderful visions of our neon-tastic world by colouring and drawing their way through the age of the dinosaurs, visiting under the sea, flying high in the sky and...Author: Vicky BarkerIllustrator: Vicky BarkerAge Range: 3 - 11 yearsISBN: 978-1-909767-87-4
Price: £9.99Buy Now

Featured Books

Animal CamouflageAge Range: 6+ years
£12.99Buy Now
FACTSAge Range: 6 - 11 years
£7.99Buy Now
Infographics for KidsAge Range: 6+ years
£7.99Buy Now
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Activity Hub

Latest Activity Hub sheets for you to print at home

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Back to school and two NEW books for September

September 5th, 2016

I hope you have all had an amazing summer. The new school term is about to start, kids uniforms have been bought, new shoes (I nearly had to re-mortgage the house!) purchased and with that the start of the autumn term begins.
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August is going to be our month of cycling!

July 27th, 2016

August is here and with that the summer holidays are now in full swing. I have two boys, James (8 years) and Sam (4 years) who love to run, cycle, climb trees and do anything that involves physical activity. [Not pictured!]
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