Female-led independent publisher, Rapscallion Press Limited, was founded in 2015 with a mission to create visually exciting and thought-provoking books for children.

All titles nurture children’s innate curiosity and develop their critical thinking skills. They promote tolerance of difference, empathy with others, and active engagement with the world’s most pressing challenges.

We operate a widespread book distribution program as a part of the Learn2Think Foundation and the Tolerance Day initiative that they run under the patronage of UNESCO.


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This simple guide will help you understand the main components of tolerance and provides practical, easy-to-use games and materials for cultivating a culture of tolerance.

'Journey to the Beginning of the World' is a 48-page large format richly illustrated children's storybook that develops children's thinking skills by exploring BIG QUESTIONS. Our intrepid duo, Sophie and Kit, want to find out how the world was made. They are whooshed off from the magic section of a bookshop to visit a panda, an elephant, a donkey, and a scientist from a space station. All of them are sure they have the answer, but let's face it, they couldn't all be right. It is also perfect for Keystage 2 in primary schools for religious studies, P4C, and to fulfill SMSC requirements. Aimed at 6-11 year olds.

IKanoo and IKaboo are curious little IKadoos whose noses glow whenever they have a question. Today they want to find out how planet IK was made. Get children thinking for themselves about some of the world’s biggest questions just by reading this fun magical adventure. Aimed at 3-6 year olds.

This quirkily illustrated chapter book challenges young people to think critically about different political systems. Toby thinks school is pointless, and in an attempt to enter the enticing world of work, he is lured into the strange domain of despicable businessman Mike Manners and discovers that politics and business are more complicated than he thought. Aimed at 9-13 year olds.

This comic-book style story packs a powerful message of tolerance, resilience and the importance of independent thinking. It was Chameleon Boy’s biggest fear....moving to the land of horrible hairy creatures. Will he work out that frightening can be friendly or will his imagined fears come true? Aimed at 6-9 year olds

This giant colourful poster activity, produced with ‘What on Earth Books?’, asks children to step back and connect the dots of the past by filling in what they consider to be the 42 key moments of history, 7 for each region of the world. It will broaden children’s perspectives and get them to see the role all cultures have played in creating the world we live in today. Comes as a large high-quality poster without the watermark.

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