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    Cranachan Publishing

    Based on the Isle of Lewis, Cranachan publish high-quality children’s and young adult fiction with a Scottish flavour.

    Their Pokey Hat imprint for 8-12s, focuses on Scottish-set titles, including a focus on historical fiction through the Yesteryear series. Gob Stopper, their YA imprint for teens, covers a diverse range of titles including fantasy, contemporary, and historical fiction. Most books are set in Scotland and many use Scots, and sometimes Gaelic, to represent authentic voices. Readers, young and old alike, can escape to Scotland by experiencing its exciting culture and history, wherever they live in the world.

    Cranachan also publish educational resources for teachers.

    Shortlisted Saltire Society Emerging Publisher 2019.

    #BritishBookAwards Highly Commended Small Press of the Year 2021.

    #ClanCranachan #BeMoreRaspberry

    Stay at Home! Poems and Prose for Children in Lockdown is a collection of 40 lockdown-themed contributions by writers based in Scotland.

    Download for free here: Stay at Home!

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    The Beast on the Broch

    Scotland, 799 AD. Talorca befriends a strange Pictish beast; together, they fight off Viking raiders.

    The Revenge of Tirpitz

    The thrilling WW2 story of a boy's role in the sinking of the warship Tirpitz.

    The Stone of Destiny: A Four Treasures Novel (Book 1)

    Begin the journey; discover your destiny... Set against a backdrop of Scottish myths and legends, follow the epic quest by a changeling, a selkie and a prince to find an ancient and powerful object, and save the kingdom.

    The Titanic Detective Agency

    Bertha is excited to be on RMS Titanic's maiden voyage, but she quickly realises some passengers are not what they seem, and she determines to unravel the mystery onboard.

    The Wreck of the Argyll

    Dundee, 1915: Nancy and Jamie uncover a deadly plot by spies to sink HMS Argyll.

    Tiger Skin Rug

    An old promise. A mysterious tiger. A Magical adventure. Lal and his brother Dilip miss home. They don't like drizzle, midges, or the tiger skin rug in their creepy new house. All they want is to leave Scotland and go back to India. But that's before they make friends with Jenny, and before the tiger comes back to life...

    Wilderness Wars

    Em and Zac battle nature in this eco-thriller set on a remote Scottish island.

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