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Rock the Boat was launched in 2015 with the goal of publishing bold, diverse and thought-provoking books for children and Young Adults.

We are a small but passionately dedicated team that works across fiction and non-fiction for all age groups, from picture books upwards. We love to nurture new talent, build established names and showcase the best overseas fiction.

These values are also reflected in our success, and we enjoy a high hit rate of chart-topping bestsellers and prize-winners. Our books have been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, and have won the YA Goodreads Choice Award and the British Science Fiction Association Award Best Book for Younger Readers.

Rock the Boat has also been shortlisted for the IPG Children’s Publisher of the Year and the British Book Awards Imprint of the Year.

Rock the Boat is a part of Oneworld Publications. Click here to find out more about the award-winning adult fiction and non-fiction books from Oneworld.

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