Tag Archives | children’s books

Slick Giveaway

Slick by M.M. Vaughan 9781846884597 “This is not just a story of an android or the dangers of excessive advertising; it is the story of one boy moving past his anger and finding a best friend. It is the story of what it means to be best friends, and how that meaning is predicated on […]

Space on Earth – True or False?

So you’ve taken the quiz and think you’ve got what it takes to be an astronaut? There’s a final hurdle before NASA comes calling! See how you get on below…

Space on Earth Quiz

Think you’ve got what it takes to be an astronaut? Or are your thrusters refusing to ignite? Find out in this ten-question quiz now!  

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 […]

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 […]

An Interview with M.M. Vaughan

M.M. Vaughan’s SIX is a thrilling tale of technological innovation and unknown worlds, featuring a telepathic family (with a pet pig), who must solve the mystery of their missing scientist father, and take on the evil corporation known as ‘SIX’. M.M. Vaughan tells us about the writing of the book, and how her experience of working in […]

An Interview with David Henry Wilson

  David Henry Wilson is a children’s author and playwright, best known for his Jeremy James series and the Superdog series. His books have been translated into many languages including Spanish, German, and French. We talk to him about his recently released children’s fable The Castle of Inside Out. 1) What led you into writing?  A vivid imagination, a love […]

An Interview with Gregory Funaro

Gregory Funaro is the author of Alistair Grim’s Odditorium, a fantasy novel which takes readers into a beguiling steampunk version of Victorian England, filled with magical beings and awe-inspiring mechanical creations. A drama professor at East Carolina University, Funaro lives with his family outside Raleigh, North Carolina, where he is busy working on the next book […]

Children’s Book Month

        Children’s Book Week is running this year from the 31st October to the 4th November. To celebrate, we’ve got a treat in store: Children’s Book Month! Click on the pictures above to see what offers we’ve got… For the whole month, we’re offering 50% off all children’s classics, including all the usual […]