Mustard and Pepper

Mustard & Pepper Available Now!

Alasdair Hutton Reads from Mustard & Pepper Mustard and Pepper We are delighted to announce that our long awaited new book – Mustard & Pepper is now available to buy on our online shop. We are particularly proud to be the publisher of this new title that features the lovely work of artist William Gorman. […]

Local Author Launches New Book

Author Hazel Stevens will be at our Wigtown shop to launch her new book Poppy Is Lost in The Garden on Saturday 20th July at 11.30am. This is the second in Hazel’s series featuring Poppy, a rag doll named after her granddaughter, published by Black Wolf Editions. Hazel will be reading from the book and […]

Author Gives Green Light

We’re delighted that the author Alasdair Hutton and the illustrator William Gorman have given the green light to the final proof of Mustard and Pepper. So today, after working on the layout, Shalla Gray has sent the file to the printer. We use a Scottish printer (in fact one based in the next town, J […]


Finette the Red Setter

Finette the beautiful Red Setter takes centre stage in this illustration from our forthcoming book Mustard and Pepper. The story features the children and dogs of Sir Walter Scott and here Sophia, the eldest daughter is taking her turn to look for her little sister’s lost necklace. The artist William Gorman trained as an illustrator […]

Where's that squirrel going?

Mustard and Pepper

Well done lads says Walter. We’re on the home straight now with our next book Mustard and Pepper. We’re very excited about it as the illustrations by William Gorman are really wonderful and fit brilliantly with the charming story by Alasdair Hutton. The book is set in the Regency period and features the children and […]

New Illustration for Charlotte’s Woolly Yarn

New illustration for Charlotte’s Woolly Yarn Earlier this year we were (to be honest) surprised to discover that we had almost run out of copies of Charlotte’s Woolly Yarn, one of our first books written and illustrated by Shalla Gray. We know it’s one of our most popular titles but even so we were somewhat […]

Happy New Year

Jayne and Shalla want to wish everyone a very happy New Year! We’re really looking forward to 2019 with some wonderful books in the pipeline like Mustard and Pepper and The Strange Visitor! Thank you for all your support and keep following our journey – it’s a lot of fun. Happy 2019 from Jayne and […]

Merry Christmas OFFER

We have a great offer this Christmas as a thank you to all our customers (old and new). Just order any two books from our online shop and we’ll send you a copy of The Quite Big Rock for free! Order any four books and we’ll add a copy of The Quite Big Rock for […]