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New job role: Editor

EDITOR – Buster Books £Competitive Full time, based in London BUSTER BOOKS is an imprint of Michael O’Mara Books. We love to create quirky non-fiction and picture books for curious and creative children. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic editor with anRead More

Back to School with Buster Books!

Help your little-ones transition into that back to school routine. Buster’s Autumn list is filled with a selection of titles that will help students exercise their creative abilities while having fun at the same time. Click on any of theRead More

St Ives Book Jam

On Saturday 7th June Tim Collins, author of a number of bestselling children’s books including the Diary of a Wimpy Vampire series, will be at the St Ives Book Jam in Cambridgeshire talking about his brilliant new series Cosmic Colin.Read More

Meet Cosmic Colin!

Cosmic Colin is an exciting new fiction series by Tim Collins about a boy called Colin and his strange new classmate, Harry. It’s perfect for engaging young and reluctant readers as they follow Colin and Harry on their adventures inRead More

Eliza Boom is here!

The first two books in our exciting new fiction series, Eliza Boom, are out now and we’ve  also got a brilliant new website for the series. You can find out lots of cool stuff about Eliza and Einstein, plus allRead More

Bone Quill booksignings

We are delighted to announce that John and Carole E Barrowman will be signing copies of their new book for young readers, Bone Quill, at the following bookshops: Waterstones, The Avenue, Newton Mearns, Glasgow G32 6QE on Tuesday 26th FebruaryRead More

From Zero to Infinity and Beyond!

Have you read From Zero to Infinity (And Beyond)? It’s a brilliant book about all the cool stuff about Maths that you ever needed to know, from triangles, grids, binary and co-ordinates to fascinating numbers in nature. Author Dr. MikeRead More

Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize

We’re delighted to announce that our very own Out of This World by Clive Gifford has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize 2012. Other nominations include The Magic of Reality by Richard Dawkins and How TheRead More

Meet Monstrous Maud!

We are very excited to launch a new series called Monstrous Maud as part of the new Buster Fiction list. These spooky new books follow Maud Montague (and her pet rat Quentin) who doesn’t fit in at Primrose Towers School.Read More

Hollow Earth media appearances

John and Carole will be promoting Hollow Earth on television and radio over the next few weeks, and here are the details of their confirmed appearances. They will be also be interviewed on regional radio stations during this time. FridayRead More