All fun and games: David Baddiel on ‘The Person Controller’

‘My first children’s book, The Parent Agency, was inspired when my son Ezra, then 8, asked me why Harry Potter didn’t run away from the Dursleys and go and find some better parents. My second book was also inspired by Ezra – I may just have to start paying him royalties – but not by anything he said this time.’



Celebrate Shakespeare with Collins Classics: Poster

2016 marks 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. Join us in celebrating his incredible legacy with a variety of Shakespeare’s most wonderful and enduring works from Collins Classics. We have produced an A2 poster advertising some of our bestselling Shakespeare titles.


Book Reading: Purity by Jonathan Franzen

Young Pip Tyler doesn’t know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she’s saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she’s squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother – her only family – is hazardous. But she doesn’t have a clue who her father is, why her mother chose to live as a recluse with an invented name, or how she’ll ever have a normal life.


Cecelia Ahern: Quote sheet for The Marble Collector

The Marble Collector is a thought-provoking novel about how the most ordinary decisions we make can have the most extraordinary consequences. We’ve designed a quote sheet using the fantastic quotes we got through from the Lovereading review panel for The Marble Collector.


Children’s Picture Book Catalogue

Our Children’s Picture Book Catalogue is now available to download, featuring titles from beloved children’s authors and illustrators such as Oliver Jeffers, Judith Kerr, Emma Chichester Clark, and Dr.Seuss.


Grandpa’s Great Escape: A2 Poster

Grandpa’s Great Escape is the hotly-anticipated next novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams. An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa – this book takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and Great Escapes through the city in a high octane adventure full of comedy … Continued