The G&G imprint was established in 1988. In 2007 G&G developed a second publishing list called Waverley Books, to focus on Scottish titles – Children's, Food and drink, Nature and natural world, and Non-fiction of Scottish interest.
Waverley has created a genuine tartan cloth notebook and journal range, working with Kinloch Anderson based in Edinburgh, and continues with a general publishing programme that includes children’s, and non-fiction, cookery, fiction and leisure interest.
Today, operating within Gresham, G&G remains as an established brand for publishing and exports popular, affordable and useful books such as dictionaries, bi-lingual books, English grammar and usage texts, for language learning as well as books on Self-Help, Diet & Health and Mind, Body & Spirit.
A fresh, illustrated colour guide to the important and life-changing time Robert Burns spent in Edinburgh, with drawings and photographs of key people and places in the city by David Alexander, and Jerry Brannigan. Burns was in Edinburgh at the time of the Enlightenment (1786-1787. This new guide shows that time in a new way.
This fully revised colour map giving information about the whisky distilleries of Scotland is prepared by whisky writer Neil Wilson and James McEwan, the former director of Bruichladdich Distillery, and now production director of Ardnahoe Distillery on Islay.
'Tailored for Scotland' tells the story of Edinburgh family business Kinloch Anderson, tailors and kiltmakers. For over 150 years they have succeeded in business, design and Scottish fashion, and played a key role in the story of tartan.
Sue Reid Sexton kept notes on her campervan trips to the Western Highlands of Scotland while writing two novels and recovering from relationship breakdown. This book is quite Zen-like, talks a lot about campervan travel, especially alone as a woman, and has some funny, and sad moments and many creepy crawlie stories.
Now in its 10th edition, 'Whisky in Your Pocket', has been thoroughly revised. It contains details for 130 malt and grain whiskies, and 26 blended whiskies. The book contains regional reference maps and up-to-date bottle shots, and guides on pricing. The book also gives suggestions for comparable whiskies.
Tumshie is the story of a dad and son making old fashioned Halloween lanterns and a costume together. Guising, and dooking for apples and carving out a 'tumshie' (Scots for a turnip lantern) are all covered in this colourful illustrated book.
Feline stressed? Would you like a cat-alyst to purr-fect peace in your life? This is a humorous guide to finding and appreciating - cat-style - those peaceful moments amid the chaos and stress of working and domestic life.
The Thistle Tartan mini notebook is made from genuine tartan cloth and celebrates the thistle - the emblem and flower of Scotland. The thistle tartan is one of Kinloch Anderson's house tartans and part of Waverley's Scottish Traditions range. This mini notebook contains a retractable pen and an inner note holder at the back.
The best guide available for making Parisian macarons at home. Jill Colonna guides you simply yet precisely through each step in making perfect Parisian macarons every time. Classics contain rose or pistachio and als
Much of Scotland's lost railway heritage is still out there waiting to be discovered. This book focuses on the door to this secret world for the enthusiast as well as those with an interest in Scotland and its transport.
This book shows you the easy way to make classic French pastries with no fuss. By the author of the bestselling 'Mad About Macarons' and a busy mother herself, Jill's expertise shows you time saving, easy ways to make eclairs, tartlets, millefeuilles, and macarons.
In 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde', John Utterson, a respectable London lawyer, is compelled to uncover the strange connection between his old friend, the brilliant scientist Dr Henry Jekyll, and a brooding and dangerous stranger called Edward Hyde in this horrifying and brilliant story of deception.
Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped is here retold as a graphic novel. It is the story of a 17-year-old boy who sets out to find his uncle, never dreaming that his path would lead to him to narrowly escape being murdered or that he would be kidnapped.
A compelling novel about the trauma of the Clydebank Blitz during the Second World War told through the eyes of a young girl, Lenny Gillespie, and a universal story about loss in the trauma of war. Told in an urgent, true-grit voice by Lenny as survives the bombing, in her search for her mum and Mavis, her sister.
Set in Greenock, Helensburgh and Clydebank, this sequel to Mavis's Shoe is a wartime family story. Lenny Gillespie sets off in search of her father in Greenock, west of Scotland, which is the No 1 Port for the UK for the movement of troops. Lenny is threatened once again with trouble when all she seeks is her family to be united.
Despite a new life running a quirky bookshop in Devon, Eleanor finds she is still unsettled. In this first story of the series Eleanor is goes in search of an old flame in France to brighten her future but will she find happiness there? The sequel finds Eleanor back in Devon, for A Summer of Surprises.
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