Publishing with Personality

What We Do

Publishing with Ideals

Every author, client or customer we have is a part of our family. As a small family business that has been running for over 20 years we feel very passionately about how we work and who we work with. Our customers, clients and authors come first and we will always do everything we can to ensure that everyone feels like part of the family.

Typesetting and Design

We have been in the publishing business for many years and have a wealth of experience in designing and formatting a wide variety of work. Our prices are very reasonable, so if you just want us to take on a design job just contact us with your details and we will get back to you. We also have a number of designers and illustrators we can contact for specific work.


Come and shop with us. There’s no need to set up an account to purchase from us but we do have the option. We never ask for any bank details as we use PayPal and Stripe to take payment. As we do a lot of business with schools and trade we also have an option to pay via Invoice and BACs if approved.


We are always looking for new pieces of work to sink our teeth in to, and we are constantly expanding our range of titles. If you have a book or resource idea you would like to submit then take a look at our Submissions and Permissions section.

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News & Events From Our Blog

  • Blog

    Top 5 | Books about Wrestling

    by Anthony on October 5, 2018

    British Wrestling is undergoing a transformation at the moment. It’s taking over our televisions once again on weekend afternoons and is, once again, the talk of the town. However, gone are the days of Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks – this i…

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  • Blog

    Top 5 | Brilliantly Bookish Manchester Hotspots

    by Anthony on July 11, 2018

    Manchester is a lively, multicultural city filled to the brim with things to see and do and there’s incredible history to the city too. Many books have been written on the music of Manchester, the historical significance of some of it’s mos…

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  • Blog

    Introducing the new Matthew James logo…

    by Anthony on May 30, 2018

    Embracing our past whilst moving headlong into the future, the new Matthew James logo represents where we have come from and the direction that the company is going.

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  • Interview

    From ‘Les Petits Galets’ to ‘A Single Way To Happiness’, Author Gil Wozelka on his English Debut

    by Anthony on May 2, 2018

    “Happiness is a journey, not a destination” – Gil Wozelka Gil Wozelka’s novella Les Petits Galets – roughly translated: The Little Pebbles – was originally released back in 2012 to critical acclaim. French publication L’Expresss called the…

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