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 open 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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