I am writing as a lucky work experience student inside Ransom, about Malcom Rose’s series The Outer Reaches. From the blurb I could tell I was going to enjoy reading the beginnings of these books  and I was not disappointed. I only wish I’d had the time to read all of them! They begin in media […]

Intern Rhiannon tells you all about John Townsend’s action-packed new books. Over to you Rhiannon! Hi! Recently, I have been doing work experience with Ransom Publishing. While I was doing this I had the opportunity to read two books in their brand-new series ‘Breakout’. This great new adventure series is designed for teenagers and pre-teens […]

It’s always nice to see illustrators being recognised for their amazing work and we are delighted to see Chris Riddell named as Children’s Laureate. At Ransom we love illustrations and the huge impact they have on a story. After all, pictures are worth a thousand words, so imagine what a great story you can tell with […]

There’s always a buzz in the air at Ransom when we get new books in. We just can’t wait to share great stories with you. It’s exciting to see an author’s imagination come to life on the pages of a book and to be able to hold all those ideas and characters in your hands! […]

On the 27th March we released our new title, Lethal Outbreak. This is the second book in the four-part series The Outer Reaches written by award-winning author, Malcolm Rose.

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We are very excited to introduce Ransom’s new reading program, Reading Stars. The program has been specifically developed by UK’s specialists for children, to assist in their development in helping them learn to read.

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Jonny Zucker tells us why… The most common word I here when I mention the phrase ‘Reading for pleasure,’ to boys (and some girls) is the word ‘Boring.’ Computer games? Awesome! Social media? Amazing! Reading? Boring! When you ask them why reading is boring, they invariably say they can’t find any books that grab them […]