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*** To celebrate 25 years of collaboration between Crown House Publishing and Independent Thinking, use the code 'ITL25' for 25% off all our books at the Independent Thinking Press website (and 'ITL50' if ebooks and audiobooks are more your thing for 50% off via the Glassboxx app). Offer lasts all year!***


Over the last two decades we have not only written some of the best-selling educational books in the country, we've also raised the bar about what an education book should be like. 

With award-winning titles including Ian Gilbert's The Little Book of Thunks, recipient of the Society of Author's inaugural Educational Writers' Award to Hywel Roberts' Oops! Helping Children Learn Accidentally, winner of the Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education Book Award at the British Book Design and Production Awards and finalist in the Education Resources Awards for the Best Educational Book to Jim Smith's The Lazy Teacher's Handbook, also a finalist in the Education Resources Awards in the Educational Book Award category and, most recently, Juliet Robertson's Messy Maths, a Gold Winner in the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards in the education category.

And then there are our collaborative books, such as the two Big Books of Independent Thinking, and our most recent one, The Working Class, a vast tome, described as a 'game changer' when it comes to teaching and supporting children from our most deprived socio-economic backgrounds.

All our books are available in e-format via Glassboxx but, we have to say, there is nothing like the smell and feel of a brand-new book in your hands.

What's more, because of our close links with Crown House, we can alawsy offer great deals on bulk buys. Just ask. 

And remember, for all of 2022, we are delighted to mark 25 years of working with Crown House by offering 25% off all our books on the Independent Thinking Press website with the code 'ITL25' at the checkout and 50% off our ebooks and audiobooks with the code 'ITL50' at Glassboxx.

Words can change worlds and we are very proud of the world-changing words you'll find in all our books.


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