Knowledge Road is a fully independent distributor of high-quality books and educational activity products. We distribute on behalf of the world’s most respected publishers including Penguin Random House, Pan Macmillan, Jonathan Ball Publishers, Jacana Media, Disney, Scholastic, Oxford University Press, Macmillan Education and many more. We have access to well over 100 000 books in fiction and non-fiction.
At Knowledge Road we provide a full service including skrink-wrapping of all products, pricing, delivery and regular merchandising. Everything is supplied on a sale or return basis and high-quality, space-saving display stands can be provided to optimize sales and space-efficiency if you wish. There is always something fresh and new to keep your ranges attractive and exciting for your customers. We work with all the major publishers from around the world so there is no shortage of quality and variety.
Retail Customers currently include Spar, Toy Kingdom, Kids Emporium, Mica and an assortment of other independent niche outlets.
Schools & Related Offerings
At Knowledge Road we believe that there should be no limit to the access of beautiful books especially for our youth. We fulfil all library and classroom needs with outstanding services and best prices. Books are only paid for once the school is entirely satisfied with their delivery, books may be returned immediately for credit if they were ordered in error or are not considered suitable.
World class reading proficiency software from Scholastic Literacy Pro can be provided and supported. This software measures, enhances and rewards reading development in children of all ages. For more information please click here.
We can also assist with arranging Author/Illustrator visits and creative writing courses.
Corporate Offerings & Gifting
At Knowledge Road we can assist with a variety of offerings whether it be corporate gifting, team education or motivational books. Books of all genres are available.
On request bespoke printed inserts or custom packaging can be provided.
Great prices are offered on large volumes.
Released in September 2020
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy
In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency—a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil.
Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office.
Reflecting on the presidency, he offers a unique and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential power, as well as singular insights into the dynamics of U.S. partisan politics and international diplomacy. Obama brings readers inside the Oval Office and the White House Situation Room, and to Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, and points beyond. We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his cabinet, wrestles with a global financial crisis, takes the measure of Vladimir Putin, overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Act, clashes with generals about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, tackles Wall Street reform, responds to the devastating Deepwater Horizon blowout, and authorizes Operation Neptune’s Spear, which leads to the death of Osama bin Laden.
A Promised Land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective—the story of one man’s bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a Black American, bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of “hope and change,” and meeting the moral challenges of high-stakes decision-making. He is frank about the forces that opposed him at home and abroad, open about how living in the White House affected his wife and daughters, and unafraid to reveal self-doubt and disappointment. Yet he never wavers from his belief that inside the great, ongoing American experiment, progress is always possible.
This beautifully written and powerful book captures Barack Obama’s conviction that democracy is not a gift from on high but something founded on empathy and common understanding and built together, day by day.
Released November 2020
The action-packed new book in the Courtney Series and the sequel to Courtney’s War.
The war is over, Hitler is dead – and yet his evil legacy lives on. Saffron Courtney and her beloved husband Gerhard only just survived the brutal conflict, but Gerhard’s Nazi-supporting brother, Konrad, is still free and determined to regain power. As a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse develops, a plot against the couple begins to stir. One that will have ramifications throughout Europe…
Further afield in Kenya, the last outcrop of the colonial empire is feeling the stirrings of rebellion. As the situation becomes violent, and the Courtney family home is under threat, Leon Courtney finds himself caught between two powerful sides – and a battle for the freedom of a country.
Legacy of War is a nail-biting story of courage, bravery, rebellion and war from the master of adventure fiction.
Released March 2021