Category: Children’s books

Alice in Businessland

Alice in Businessland

At Tantamount we love books and we love a good story. We love digital books and the exciting worlds we can explore through book apps; but we also love traditional print books and think that some of the best stories can be found in the classics we read as children. Recently, we’ve been re-reading Lewis …

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Young, but not alien

Young, but not alien

The first of our guest posts from students on the Warwick Writing Programme is from Charlotte Salter. Charlotte is a part-time MA student in Writing at the University of Warwick, having previously graduated in 2012. She writes fiction for young adults, and has had short stories featured in Litro online and Bare Fiction magazine. She …

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Value added

An interview with an author is just one element that might be included in an enhanced ebook to improve the reader’s experience. In the video, Gwyneth Box talks about her poetry collection “Around the corner from Hope Street” Years ago, books were just words on a page: the reader created the voices inside his own …

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Putting it all together

Readers who have been following the Tantamount blog for a while will already have heard of Waverley – the small cat with the big miaow. We’ve been working over the last few months with author, David Aston, illustrator, Martin Jones, and narrator Alex Owen-Hill to get together all the various pieces of this delightful children’s …

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The cat’s miaow

One of the pleasures of working in publishing is that you get to work with great writers and artists. One of our current projects is a children’s book, The Cat’s Miaow, by David Aston, and with sketches like this arriving on a regular basis from illustrator Martin Jones, it’s a pleasure to check our inbox …

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