Trina Warren didn’t plan on being anyone’s hero. She planned on going to fourth period as normal. But then there was a bang, and an overturned chair, and everything was different. Now Trina finds herself in a fantasy world, pursued by a faceless, nameless monster that only she can stop. Just one second is all
Strange things are afoot at The Majestic … Check yourself in for a mystery beside the seaside. Gracie Fairshaw and her family have barely moved into The Majestic, a Blackpool boarding house, when her Ma mysteriously vanishes. Gracie teams up with her younger brother George, siblings Violet and Tom, and maid Phyllis. They must work out why one of the
We all know about the Great White, but did you know about the shark that can glow in the dark? Or the one that can trump to lose buoyancy? Shark Super Powers is the perfect guide for any shark fanatic. Dive right in with marine biologists Jillian and Duncan as they take you into the depths
A brand new middle grade adventure from the author of Sebastian Darke, Philip Caveney. Boy rides across the desert on a ‘borrowed’ horse. His destination? The great city of Cherabim. He carries with him The Book of Secrets, which contains his late father’s brilliant inventions, one of which could change the world forever. But Boy falls
The year is 2512. The oceans have risen. A new dawn of piracy has begun. Following the sudden death of their father, twins Grace and Connor Tempest hastily depart the suffocating small town of Crescent Moon Bay in their dad’s old sailing boat. Caught in a vicious storm, they are shipwrecked and separated in the
Orphaned twins Grace and Connor Tempest might now be travelling on the same ship, but that doesn’t make for plain sailing… When a textbook pirate attack goes awry, Molucco Wrathe loses one of the most prized members of his crew. It’s a wake-up call to Connor and Grace concerning the violence of life aboard a
Grace journeys with Lorcan Furey to Sanctuary, the mountaintop retreat run by Mosh Zu Kamal, which offers healing for troubled Vampirates. At Sanctuary, Grace discovers amazing new powers but falls prey to fresh dangers and temptations – including charismatic “Vaquero Vampirate” Johnny Desperado. Back on The Diablo, Connor is caught up in plans for a
The first in a new electrifying Middle Grade series from author of SKY THIEVES, Dan Walker. “You ask me what Light is, Lux? Light is everything. Every single thing. The very fabric of our world is made up of this force – people, trees, the chair I am sitting on, this pen I am writing
Eleven-year-old Darwen Arkwright’s ordinary life changed forever when he was given a magical mirror, a portal to the wonderful world of Silbrica. Darwen defeated the terrible monsters released from the mirror once. Now, an even more terrifying beast has escaped through the mirror. Darwen and his friends, Rik and Alexandra, must journey to Costa Rica
Noah’s emotionally detached mother insists on an adventurous trip to the remote Scottish island of Inchtinn. She’s hoping for some inspiration to write her next bestselling children’s book. Yet adventure isn’t the only thing that awaits their arrival … Sinister beings are stirring and when things take a turn for the worse, Noah is forced
The much anticipated sequel to the Carnegie nominated Cold Bath Street. Written Stone Lane is a fast-paced ghost thriller that will set your heart racing until the very end. RAUFFE RADCLIFFE LAID THIS STONE TO LYE FOREVER: AD 1655 so says the mysterious stone laying on Written Stone Lane. When the stone is moved years
From Imagination to Reality. Produced in association with BIS (British Interplanetary Society) and NASA. Based on the original NASA Press Kit (Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Mission) this is full of exclusive never before seen content from the BIS archives. Including an introduction written by Helen Sherman, the first woman to visit the Mir Space Station!
Darwen Arkwright’s world is turned upside down when he is forced to move from a small English town to Atlanta in the United States of America. Feeling out of place and struggling to fit in at school, Darwen seeks solace in a mysterious shop full of mirrors. It’s there that he discovers the ability to
Preston Oldcorn is in a desolate void between life and death. In order to save his soul he must brave his greatest fear – Cold Bath Street. A ghost, gothic thriller that will keep you gripped to the end. “This is an excellent book with compelling characters, a creepy atmosphere and a clever plot. It
This unique book takes you on a journey to discover the beauty of the ‘aurora borealis’. Life beneath the Northern Lights is the definitive companion for anyone who wishes to learn more about aurors, their cultural influences, when, where and how the can be observed, and how you can photograph this spectacular natural phenomenon.
“Letters to Africa”, is a new way to learn about Africa and will of interest to parents and children wanting to learn about the continent and also to teachers as a resource. Profits from the book sales will buy desperately needed educational resources for the African children featured in the book.Letters to Africa is split
The STEAM Children’s Book Prize
The aim of the prize is to highlight the importance of STEAM subjects (science, technology, engineering, arts, maths) and praise the publishing industry and authors for championing them. By providing children with engaging, fun, and exciting literature, they’ll hopefully be inspired to take an interest in STEAM further into their education.
There are so many wonderful titles out there that provide the encouragement we desperately need, they may indeed bridge the skills gap we are currently experiencing in the UK.
UCLan Publishing is currently closed to unsolicited submissions. We will look at everything sent to us and aim to respond within 6 weeks if we are interested in discussing your work further. We a currently looking for Middle Grade and YA.
Please consider our guidelines before submitting your work, and be aware that we are a student run publishing house. You must be open to our new approach to publishing, and by submitting your work you may be considered for student projects or our commercial arm.
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