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Searching for teenaged creatives in Scotland

Scottish Book Trust has launched a search for Scottish teenagers who want to develop their talents in creative writing or illustration, and help to build the teen literary scene in Scotland.

29/08/2017Searching for teenaged creatives in Scotland

Rob Biddulph picture book sets to give away!

We're giving away five sets of Rob Biddulph's picture books - including his award-winning Blown Away - to celebrate the launch of his latest picture book, Kevin (HarperCollins Children's Books).

26/08/2017Rob Biddulph picture book sets to give away!

Celebrating poetry with Roger Stevens

Poet Roger Stevens joined ReadingZone Live to help mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 28 September, 2017. Roger is an ambassador for National Poetry Day and he encouraged the children to develop their own poetry skills.

14/08/2017Celebrating poetry with Roger Stevens

International Day of Peace

A website celebrating the publication of Imagine, a picture book set to John Lennon's iconic lyrics, has been launched to encourage the sharing of messages of peace on 21 September, International Day of Peace.

14/08/2017International Day of Peace

Bookish dates for your calendar

We've been looking ahead to some of the book-related and themed dates you might want to support in your schools and libraries - from National Doodle Day to Non-fiction November!

12/08/2017

Julian Clary & David Roberts on funny children's books

Television presenter and author Julian Clary talks about drawing on his family 'who were always telling jokes' as inspiration for his series, The Bolds (Andersen Press), while illustrator David Roberts shows us how he drew the hyenas that star in...

12/08/2017Julian Clary & David Roberts on funny children's books

Mortal Engines film on target for 2018 release

Filming in New Zealand for the Mortal Engines film - based on Philip Reeves's book - has ended and the film is on schedule for its release at the end of next year - 14th December 2014, to be precise.

12/08/2017Mortal Engines film on target for 2018 release

Free books for children in Scotland

The shortlist for the 2018 Bookbug Picture Book Prize has been announced and every Reception child in Scotland will receive a copy of the three shortlisted picture books.

09/08/2017Free books for children in Scotland
 

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