sQuarish provides enjoyable, fun, listening-based experiences for children.
Working with publishers and broadcasting, sQuarish creates book-adaptations, stories, music, songs, poems, inspiring sound-scapes and activities for different age-groups. Formats and outlets include -
Publishers of sQuarish projects include Egmont Books, Walker Books/Candlewick Press, Usborne Books, Penguin/Puffin Audiobooks, Heinemann/Pearson, A&C Black/Bloomsbury, BBC Worldwide.
Several hundred programmes for BBC Radios 4, 3, 5, 7 and World Service include recent radio-adaptations of children’s titles from Andersen Press/Red Fox/Random House, Walker Books, Frances Lincoln, Harper Collins, Wayland/Franklin Watts/Hodder, Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster, Faber & Faber.
Recent reader-singers include Allan Ahlberg, Andrew Sachs, Bernard Cribbins, Bill Oddie, Brian Blessed, Danny John-Jules, Dawn French, Floella Benjamin, Imelda Staunton, Jane Horrocks, Jo Brand, John Sessions, John Thomson, Josie Lawrence, Kerry Shale, Kevin Whateley, Niamh Cusack, Nigel Planer, Paul Copley, Robert Lindsay, Samuel West, Sophie Aldred.
Great reviews in The Bookseller, Telegraph, Mail, Observer, TES, Express, Practical Preschool, Publishers Weekly and lots more. Many sQuarish audio-titles achieve excellent UK sales-figures and international sales in USA, Canada, Australia, NZ, Far East and beyond. Special-commissions and promotions for retail, press and bookclubs (e.g. Waterstones, WH Smith, Daily Mail, BCA, Books for Children, Red House, Scholastic).
Other clients include English Heritage, National Trust, DfES/DCFS and London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Music and sound-design are specially created in a broad range of genres, styles and approaches.
sQuarish also offers –
Watch this space and come back soon to hear sound-clips and see project-examples, publications, pictures, awards, reviews, activity-pages and games for children, parents and schools - many sQuarish productions promote learning, creativity and new skills, through joining in and taking part.
Meanwhile, publishers, broadcasters, media-producers and organisations can make contact … here.
Contact: Barry Gibson, creative director, sQuarish productions, po box 74, thame, oxon, ox9 3fy.
Tel: 01844 260496 (UK) and +44 1844 260496
VAT registration no. GB 685 6100 26