Scallywag Press
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Welcome to Scallywag Press

We are a new children's book publisher and our first books are coming out in February 2019.

Scallywag cataloguePlease see our catalogue.


There is now less than a month to go until our first two books are published!

HAT TRICKS has been selected for the Summer Reading Challenge.

Here is Satoshi being interviewed about HAT TRICKS:

His recent Kamishibai performances for THE CAVE and LIONELS HAIR are here:

THE WALL IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BOOK was a Book Trust Book of the Day.

It has been chosen in the following prestigious annual round-ups in America

The New York Times Book Review: Notable Children’s Books of 2018

Publishers Weekly: Best Books of 2018

The Boston Globe: Best of the Year Roundup

Chicago Tribune:Best Book of the year round up

People:10 Best Gift Books for Kids

See the book trailer here.

Hat Tricks

Publishing February 2019

A dazzling performance by Hattie the Magician, from the one and only Satoshi Kitamura.

'The bold, bright, beautiful style of Satoshi Kitamura stands out like a beacon.' T.E.S.

The Wall in the Middle of the Book

Publishing February 2019

A timeless message from one of America's favourite picture book creators.

'As ever, Agee nails pacing and punch lines' Publishers Weekly, starred review

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