Author Archive | william

The Adventures of Miss Charlotte YLG Giveaway

The first two books in Dominique Demers’s popular Adventure of Miss Charlotte series: The New Teacher and The Mysterious Librarian   Brilliantly illustrated by Tony Ross, these are entertaining, imaginative and inspiring books – you won’t be able to finish The New Teacher without wishing you had a teacher just like Miss Charlotte, and The Mysterious Librarian is […]

Belle and Sébastien YLG Giveaway

Competition closed Belle and Sébastien Cécile Aubry Illustrated by Helen Stephens Translated by Gregory Norminton The son of a gypsy woman, Sébastien is found as a newborn baby in the Alps and brought up by César and his grandchildren Angélina and Jean. Born on the same day, Belle is a beautiful white Pyrenean Mountain Dog […]

An Interview with Sue Purkiss, author of Jack Fortune

To celebrate the release of Jack Fortune and the Search for the Hidden Valley, we caught up with Sue Purkiss to find out a little about what went on behind the scenes…   Q. How old were you when you first started writing? My first book was published in 2003, when I was 52. I’ve […]

An Interview with Peter Benson

To celebrate the release of The South in Winter, Peter Benson’s latest novel, we’ve been chatting to him; check out the interview below! We’ve also got 50% off the latest two books – scroll down to find out more… Q. How old were you when you first started writing? I was about eleven. I used to write short stories and […]

Charlie Lovett

To celebrate the release of The Lost Book of the Grail, Charlie Lovett’s latest novel, our friends over at NewBooks have been chatting to him; check out the interview below! We’ve also got 50% off all three of his novels – scroll down to find out more… Q. An important aspect of your writing which has become very evident […]

Overture Opera Guides Offers

To celebrate the release of Rigoletto – the long-awaited latest addition to our Overture Opera Guides series, produced in association with the ENO – we have put together a month of offers on the entire series. Explore below to find out more about our guides – and receive a 50% discount on both Rigoletto and a special ten-book collection. Offers […]

2016: A Year in Books for Children

  It’s been a difficult year for many, but Alma’s 2016 has gone from strength to strength… Below is a round-up of the publishers’ favourite projects from this year, highlighting the diverse nature of our publishing ethos with a hefty amount of literature in translation. (See also A Year in Books for Adults)     January The […]

2016: A Year in Books for Adults

  It’s been a difficult year for many, but Alma’s 2016 has gone from strength to strength… Below is a round-up of the publishers’ favourite projects from this year, highlighting the diverse nature of our publishing ethos with a hefty amount of literature in translation. (See also A Year in Books for Children)     January A Game […]

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