Contact Practical Action Publishing

To order a book
Order through your usual bookseller or online from us at You can also phone orders to +44 (0)1926 634501 (9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday, UK time). We do not accept credit card information via email or store details for later use.For more information e-mail us at

To request a print copy of our catalogue


For review or inspection copies of our books

At Practical Action Publishing we operate an online book review and inspection system. Reviewers are allocated an online Bookshelf, where our books can be accessed for review or course inspection, and subsequently where reviews and course adoption feedback can be submitted, in a time, cost, and environment saving way.

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Booksellers, Wholesalers and Distributors

Order through our UK distributors, NBN International, or your local distributor.List of worldwide distributors.

For any other business enquiries, please contact the Managing Director at:

Practical Action Publishing,
The Schumacher Centre, 
Bourton on Dunsmore,
Warwickshire CV23 9QZ,
United Kingdom

Tel +44 (0)1926 634501
Fax +44 (0)1926 634502

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