At Castledown, we publish books in four main areas: academic books, professional development books, textbooks, and fiction and non-fiction titles through our new non-academic imprint, CDG Books.

Academic Books

Our academic books go through a stringent review process by internal and external reviewers to ensure that titles meet our high standards and meet the needs of the target audience. Titles may be published either individually or as a part of our book series.

Languages & Linguistics

Becoming a language teacher

Becoming a language teacher
A practical guide to second language learning and teaching
2nd ed.
Elaine K. Horwitz (2020)

Elaine K. Horwitz gives pre- and in-service teachers the skills they need to meet the needs of all language learners in today's diverse classrooms-while encouraging them to develop a personal approach... [more]

Insights into technology and autonomy in language teaching

Insights into technology and autonomy in language teaching
Chun Lai (2022)

This book aims to provide a critical analysis of the relationship of technology and learner and teacher autonomy, highlighting two major principles: 1) technology is not neutral and may both benefit and ... [more]

Insights into teaching and learning writing

Insights into teaching and learning writing
A practical guide for early-career teachers
Hassan Mohebbi (Ed.) (2022)

Writing is one of the most challenging skills for a language learner to acquire due its sheer complexity, and language teachers are faced with a demanding task in the teaching and testing of writing. A ... [more]

Insights into task-based language teaching

Insights into task-based language teaching
Sima Khezrlou (2022)

The last few decades have seen an exponential growth in the use of task-based language teaching (TBLT) around the world. Departing from the traditional approaches to language teaching, TBLT offers the... [more]

Education & Policy

Megatrends in education

Megatrends in education
Beata L. Webb (2021)

The studies of trends in education are often undertaken by governments and national educational institutions with a global reach such as the Centre for Global Higher Education or British Council in the ... [more]


Professional Development Books

Books for professionals that need to keep ahead of new developments in their respective fields on an ongoing basis. We have just started our new range of books for teachers of all levels, managers, therapists, architects, economists, software designers, or virtually any field where people would like to further their professional knowledge.

Coming soon!

Textbooks

We believe that textbooks should be affordable for students, but without sacrificing quality in both content or manufacturing. As with all of our publications at Castledown, textbooks go through a stringent review and editing process to ensure that they are meet our standards.

Professional academic writing

Professional academic writing
Phuong Tran (2018)

Professional Academic Writing is designed to provide learners of English with the tools they need to write an academic essay comfortably and confidently. The book is in six parts: Preparing to write an ... [more]


CDG Books

This is the newest addition to our range of book titles, and we publish novels, novellas, non-fiction, essays, and opinion pieces. Genres include but are not limited to young adult fiction, science fiction, fantasy, crime, and thriller.

Film & Drama

The birth and near demise of film

The birth and near demise of film
The vision of Alexander Bakshy
R. J. Cardullo (2021)

A Russian Jewish émigré who spent most of his life in England and the United States, Alexander Bakshy (1885-1949) began writing on cinema in 1913 and, working for The Nation from 1927 to 1933, ... [more]

Young Adult Fiction

Natalie Shaw: Maps and bodies

Natalie Shaw: Maps and bodies
Jane Stockwell (2021)

Natalie Shaw is an architect, and her idea of excitement is enjoying a coffee after a long day at work. Little did she know that a blood-stained map in a fortune cookie and a body in a building she designed ... [more]