Featured Book – Transformations

Feb 24th, 2017 | By

Transformations: Stories to Tell in the Classroom These six stories are the perfect companions to the topics, SEAL work and Literacy Units for teachers and children in the primary classroom. They are to be read aloud but can be enjoyed in solitude. These include myths and legends, based around the subject of transformations dealing with

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Non-fiction writing tips

Dec 4th, 2016 | By

Want to write a non-fiction book? We see lots of submissions where the author has great ideas, but hasn’t thought much about how to present them, who the readers might be or what they might want from a book. This often leads to rambling books, with too much autobiography and not enough focus. Lots of

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Featured author Leon Conrad

Oct 28th, 2016 | By

Leon Conrad is the publisher behind liberal arts, storytelling and education imprint Liberalis. He’s also the author of two titles published by the imprint, a storyteller, and a performance poet. In the rest of his life, Leon works as a tutor, trainer and oracy consultant and is an educationalist. His background is that of a

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Connect with us on Twitter

Oct 7th, 2016 | By

You can connect with JHP non-fiction on twitter to keep up with news and insights (and we tend to follow back). JHP authors on Twitter: Bernardo Kastrup – Jennifer Kavanagh Elen Sentier Leon Conrad – Caroline Brazier – John Cowsill – Pandeism – Jane Bailey Bain Kamalamani –  

Reviews for Secrets of Creation

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By

  Secrets of Creation is a 3 volume series that uses an innovative visual approach to communicate some surprisingly advanced mathematical ideas without any need for formulas or equations. The issue of prime numbers acts as a gateway into some truly strange philosophical territory whose relevance extends well beyond mathematics. Secrets of Creation Volume 1 The Mystery

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Featured Book – Odyssey: Dynamic Learning System

Sep 13th, 2016 | By

Odyssey: Dynamic Learning System With an innovative approach to inspirational learning experiences, this book outlines a novel approach which has been successfully field-tested for more than a year and has proved extremely popular with children. The system is content-free, so can cross all subject areas. Reviewers have called it ‘excellent methodology’ and ‘an innovative approach

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History Riddles – reviews

Aug 11th, 2016 | By

History riddles invites you to pit your wits against this collection of 30 cultural riddles featuring popular historical stories and legends. Here’s what the reviewers have been saying about it… “A Treasure Trove Book in an unusual educational tool offering 30 cultural riddles that feature popular historical stories and legends. The riddles are ordered by

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Secrets of Creation

Jul 14th, 2016 | By

The number system is something completely different from what you’ve been led to believe! Author Matt Watkins trained to be a research mathematician, completing his PhD in 1994. He now works outside of academia but has been an honorary research fellow at Exeter University since 2000, maintaining a popular online research archive. Secrets of Creation Volume 1

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Featured book – Frogs, Cats and Pyramids

Mar 22nd, 2016 | By

Published in 2014, Frogs, Cats and Pyramids offers a journey through maths, science, language and literature like you never imagined in school. Here are nine short stories dealing with contemporary disciplines, each exploring a different way in which we learn to see the world. Imagine a group of people in a mountain retreat seeking to understand why

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Non fiction imprints, an introduction

Mar 7th, 2016 | By

This is a blog covering a group of non-fiction imprints from John Hunt Publishing.  Liberalis is a Latin word which evokes ideas of freedom, liberality, generosity of spirit, dignity, honour, books, the liberal arts education tradition and the work of the Greek grammarian and storyteller Antonius Liberalis. As a publisher, Liberalis combines these ideas, bringing classical ways

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