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Walker buys magical middle-grade set in Siberia - The Bookseller


The Bookseller

Walker buys magical middle-grade set in Siberia
The Bookseller
... and will publish in autumn 2019 in the UK. Walker US will publish the book in the US and other foreign rights territories will be sold at Frankfurt. Orton has an MA in creative writing and worked at Barefoot Books in Bath before leaving to focus on ...

Masterman bridges history and fiction - Busselton Dunsborough Mail


Busselton Dunsborough Mail

Masterman bridges history and fiction
Busselton Dunsborough Mail
The novel follows Paul's post-war journey as he returns to Europe to face his demons and his investigations into Austria's role in the Anschluss. Crossing the Bridge is available from Barefoot Books, Busselton or through online book sellers ...

Fronteras Extra: Illustrating A Journey — 'La Frontera: El Viaje Con Papá' - Texas Public Radio


Texas Public Radio

Fronteras Extra: Illustrating A Journey — 'La Frontera: El Viaje Con Papá'
Texas Public Radio
When he was 14 years old, Alfredo Alva crossed the border with his father from Mexico into Texas. His journey is told in the children's book “La Frontera: El Viaje con Papá, My Journey with Papa” by first-time author and Kerrville resident Deborah ...

Barefoot Books Named a 'Small Giant' at 25 - Publishers Weekly


Publishers Weekly

Barefoot Books Named a 'Small Giant' at 25
Publishers Weekly
Ever since CEO Nancy Traversy cofounded Barefoot Books in 1992 in the U.K. with Tessa Strickland, who retired last year, the children's book publisher, now based in Cambridge, Mass., has tried to differentiate itself from other houses. One way ...

Fronteras: Fathers Impact On Infant Development & A Border Tale For Children - Texas Public Radio


Texas Public Radio

Fronteras: Fathers Impact On Infant Development & A Border Tale For Children
Texas Public Radio
View Slideshow 1 of 3. Barefoot Books Publishing / http://bit.ly/2JIBiju. The Fatherhood Campaign's 'Each One-Reach One' challenge. View Slideshow 2 of 3. The Fatherhood Campaign's 'Each One-Reach One' challenge. San Antonio Fatherhood Campaign ...

Barefoot Books Co-Founder Tessa Strickland Steps Down - Publishers Weekly


Publishers Weekly

Barefoot Books Co-Founder Tessa Strickland Steps Down
Publishers Weekly
On December 31, Tessa Strickland is retiring as editor-in-chief of Barefoot Books, the publishing house that she cofounded with Nancy Traversy 25 years ago. In an announcement on the Barefoot website, Strickland wrote, “This is the first time in my ...

Barefoot Books co-founder Strickland retires - The Bookseller


The Bookseller

Barefoot Books co-founder Strickland retires
The Bookseller
Tessa Strickland, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Barefoot Books, is retiring at the end of the year. In a letter posted on the Barefoot Books website, Strickland said: “Many of you already know that I live in close proximity - closer than a ...

Barefoot Books cuts UK operations - The Bookseller


The Bookseller

Barefoot Books cuts UK operations
The Bookseller
Barefoot Books is reducing its number of UK titles, closing its Oxford bookshop and putting a stop to its ambassador programme, the publisher's co-founder has confirmed. Tessa Strickland, who is also editor-in-chief, said the company has decided to ...

Barefoot Books Stops Selling to Amazon - Publishers Weekly


Barefoot Books Stops Selling to Amazon
Publishers Weekly
Seven years after Barefoot Books in Cambridge, Mass., cut off Barnes & Noble and Borders, it announced that it has terminated its relationship with Amazon in North America and in the U.K. Instead, the children's book publisher will focus on selling ...

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Barefoot Books in banbury Road, Summertown to shut in December - Oxford Mail


Oxford Mail

Barefoot Books in banbury Road, Summertown to shut in December
Oxford Mail
But Barefoot Books' stay on Banbury Road has now reached an unhappy ending after managers announced that the store, staffed by about 20 full and part-time employees, is to close on Sunday, December 6. Co-founder Tessa Strickland said: “We have ...

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