Project archive: New and Notable

Alice Oseman

Alice Oseman is an award-winning author, illustrator, and screenwriter, and was born in 1994 in Kent, England. She has written four YA contemporary novels about teenage disasters: SOLITAIRE, RADIO SILENCE, I WAS BORN FOR THIS, and LOVELESS. She is the creator of LGBTQ+ YA romance webcomic HEARTSTOPPER, which is now published in physical form by Hachette Children’s Books, and she is the writer, creator, and executive producer for the television adaptation of HEARTSTOPPER, which is set to be released on Netflix on 22nd April 2022.

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b small publishing

b small are on a mission to empower all readers with critical literacy skills. Whether that’s examining engineering through fun activities or digging for the truth behind real-life mysteries – or even learning to speak French or Spanish – the books they publish help children make sense of themselves, others, and the world around them.

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Batsford Books

A website for newly-independent Batsford, which has been part of other publishing companies for more than 20 years, derived from the website of Pavilion, from which Batsford is being ‘spun out’.

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Bounce Sales & Marketing 2021

A new design for a site we originally built back in 2016-17.

Bounce Sales & Marketing represent 40 independent children’s publishers to the trade both in the UK and overseas. From beautiful, award-winning picture books to bestselling YA fiction, colourful early learning board books to fun and insightful reference and non-fiction titles, Bounce has a children’s book for every age and every taste, while helping booksellers discover hidden gems and give their customers a bespoke range of titles perfect for their communities.

The website we created for Bounce is designed to make it as easy as possible for their customers – booksellers, libraries, schools – to place orders and request materials from their client publishers. The emphasis is on making these transactions as quick and painless as possible.

The bibliographic information in the website is drawn from the Supafolio system.

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Escaping Maya’s Palace

A website for author Richard Sclove to act as the focal point for marketing and publicity of his new book Escaping Maya’s Palace:

A celebrated saga from ancient India tells of a young king who mysteriously shifts character and gambles away his kingdom. By unraveling this legend’s secret meaning, Escaping Maya’s Palace launches a sleuthing expedition into a distortion in psychological and spiritual growth that lies buried deep at the root of modern civilization. Today this undetected malady contributes to woes ranging from opioid addiction to social alienation, the rise of authoritarian populism, and environmental catastrophe.

Informed by long-lost wisdom from the Mahabharata, one of the great epics of world literature, award-winning author Richard Sclove explains how our civilization descended into this blighted condition. Integrating a missing psychological dimension into social theory and world history, this intellectually daring and engrossing work clears a path for remaking modern politics and economics, social movements, and daily life. This book’s profound insights offer renewed hope to a world in crisis.

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Fenella J Miller

Fenella J Miller is a hybrid historical fiction writer with more than eighty books published. We created a new site for Fenella to make it easier for readers to navigate her extensive backlist and streamline her blogging experience.

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Geoffrey Roberts

Geoffrey Roberts is an historian, biographer, and political commentator. A renowned specialist in Russian and Soviet foreign and military policy and an expert on Stalin and the Second World War, his books have been translated into Chinese, Czech, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Swedish and Turkish.

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Jane Austin

Author microsite for Jane Austin, author of Renegade and News From Nowhere.

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Janet Savin

Author website for Janet Savin, whose debut historical novel Music for Three in a Prelude to Revolution is set against the backdrop of revolution in Communist Prague.

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Maldon Books

Maldon Books is an award-winning independent bookshop located in the heart of the historical town of Maldon, Essex. We replaced their previous Wix-based site with a new, WordPress- and WooCommerce-based website to better showcase their selection of titles, allow easy staff curation and reflect the welcoming, comfortable environment of the shop.

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Oneworld was founded in 1986 by husband and wife team Juliet Mabey and Novin Doostdar as an independent publishing house focusing on stimulating non-fiction. Now publishing over 100 books a year, Oneworld has retained its founding commitment to the old-fashioned principles of great writing, editorial excellence, high production values, and marketing flair, to produce books that are read by the intellectually curious all over the world.

We have created a new, modern web presence which is automatically updated via an ONIX feed from Stison.

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Publishing Scotland

Publishing Scotland provides support, training, funding and advocacy for the book publishing sector in Scotland They act as the voice and network for publishing, to develop and promote the work of companies, organisations and individuals in the industry, and to co-ordinate joint initiatives and partnership.

This new website was built from the ground up to reflect Publishing Scotland’s organisational and communication priorities, including members only content, a ‘Knowledge Bank’ of information for members, covering topics like Covid-19 assistance and Brexit, and a comprehensive events section.

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Rock the Boat

Rock the Boat was launched in 2015 with the goal of publishing bold, diverse and thought-provoking books for children and Young Adults.  We created an imprint site for Rock the Boat at the same time as we were redesigning the website of parent publisher Oneworld.

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The Book Society

The Book Society (formerly known as the Society of Bookmen) is a club for professionals in the book trade, publishers, booksellers, literary agents, librarians and authors. Membership is exclusively by invitation from the Society’s committee.

The new website brought in a fresh new design as well as streamlining the member experience for membership renewal and event booking.

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The E.A.R.T.H. Gang

Website for author Ellie Linden promoting her debut, The E.A.R.T.H. Gang, “an out-of-this-world adventure, where four children and a dog must risk everything to help the Earth.”

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