With the up coming release of our new high-low series, Promises, we have been chatting to Miriam Halahmy, the author of Yasmin’s Journey.

An exciting new development is underway here at Ransom, and I’m writing to bring you the latest. While we have a passion for publishing titles that will encourage and support reluctant readers, we have also been branching out into the world of contemporary fiction for children and teens who love to read. With many new titles, […]

Working in a publishing house, one of my favourite bits is chatting to the authors about their characters, plot twists, inspirations and everything in between. This contact with authors also means I can get some exclusive snippets straight from the horse’s mouth, if you will, about our most recent releases. In this interview, I got […]

The Travellers is a new series about the gypsy community, written by Rosemary Hayes, author of over 40 children’s books. Her debut novel Race Against Time was shortlisted for the Kathleen Fidler Award, but her most recent endeavour is something that we at Ransom, think is even more exciting! This is a series of four books based […]

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! […]