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12 May 2021

Cranachan Publishing

Based on the Isle of Lewis, Cranachan publish high quality children's fiction for 8-12s, with a focus on Scottish historical fiction through the Yesteryear series. Their YA imprint, Gob Stopper, covers a diverse range of titles including fantasy, contemporary, and historical fiction. 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.

Established: 2016

Publications (yearly average): 6

Types of books published: children's fiction; children's historical fiction; young adult fiction, education (professional development and classroom resources) location, Isle of Lewis

Submission details: Please email a covering letter with details of your writing CV. Also send a separate MS Word document attachment that contains a synopsis and the opening chapter(s) of up to 5000 words of your completed, clean manuscript. Submissions should be emailed to (We do not accept submissions by post.)


People: Anne Glennie

Address: 52 North Galson, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0SJ

Tel: 01851 850700




Twitter: @cranachanbooks

Distributor: BookSource