For the past few weeks our heads have been focused on Lilac books: the beginning of the book band system, and the very basics of teaching children how to handle books and narratives. Although we initially pictured authors having tantrums at being told they can’t use any words at all, we have come to realise […]

We are thrilled to announce that this week My Sister’s Perfect Husband has been shortlisted for the Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2018. Just one of 8 titles in the Rapid Reads category, Rosemary Hayes’s romantic novel was shortlisted by a panel of specialist children’s librarians and teachers, and to them we say ‘thank you!’ But […]

While the twitter trend of #childrensbookweek ended earlier this month, for us at Ransom Publishing, every week is Children’s Book Week. Two weeks since our last blog, and we are still knee deep in Lilac books, finding the best ways for each book to be used in helping children learn to read. For those of […]