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Barrington Stoke

Barrington Stoke is an award-winning, independent children’s publisher. For over 20 years we have published top-quality short novels by the UK’s best writers, expertly edited and produced to ensure they are accessible to all. Our awards successes include the Carnegie Medal, the Klaus Flugge Prize, the FCBG Children’s Book Award and the IPG Children’s Publisher of the Year.

Established: 1998

Publications: 45 per year average

Types of books published: Children’s fiction and non-fiction

Submission details: We commission proactively and do not accept submissions. If you would like to find out more, you may like to read our blog post ‘Why we don’t have a slush pile‘.


Barrington Stoke highlights

The Griffin Gate

The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy with illustrations by Natalie Smillie

After the War

After the War: From Auschwitz to Ambleside by Tom Palmer

It's a No-Money Day

It’s a No Money Day by Kate Milner

Grandpa Bert and the Ghost Snatchers

Grandpa Bert and the Ghost Snatchers by Malorie Blackman


Lark by Anthony McGowan, winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2020