My Favourite Publishing House of 2018

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At this time of the year, it’s common to see posts about people’s favourite books of the year. But where would we be without some of the wonderful publishing houses out there? I absolutely love working with indie publishers; they’re forthcoming and I feel like over the last six months I’ve really gotten to know some of them.

So I’ve decided to reveal my favourite publishing house of the year…

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Who are Cranachan Publishing?

Cranachan is a wonderfully compact indie publishing house based on the Isle of Lewis. For those of you not familiar with the Isle of Lewis, it is in the Outer Hebrides off the mainland of Scotland.

They have three imprints: Cranachan which features education titles, Pokey Hat which publishes middle-grade titles, and their newest imprint Gob Stopper which ventures into the world of Young Adult titles.

Who’s on the team?

When I said Cranachan is compact I wasn’t kidding. There are four members of the team, three with two legs and one with four legs. You can meet the team here.

What publications do they offer?

I’m still making my way through their catalogue but these are my favourite Cranachan publications of 2018. Click the title to hop over to my full review.

Wilderness Wars by Barbara Henderson

Elma the Elf and the Tinsel-Tastic Sled Zeppelin by Camilla Victoria Storm and Nick Simons

What makes Cranachan special?

Cranachan are dedicated to bringing wonderful books to children in order to inspire and educate. Many of their books focus on the past and present in Scotland and bring to life so many important messages about war, the environment, and Christmas. Because where would we be without Christmas?!

Where can you find out more about Cranachan?

Check out Cranachan’s website here and more importantly make sure you look at their online bookshop. If you need any extra persuasion, they are currently offering three books for £15 and free P&P (UK and Ireland only)!

This post is not sponsored by Cranachan and I was not asked to write this post by the publisher. A huge thank you to Kelly Macdonald for giving me the opportunity to review publications for Cranachan and for being an all round lovely person.

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Which is your favourite publishing house of 2018? Let me know in the comments below!


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