2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival Cancelled (COVID-19)

2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival Cancelled (COVID-19)

Nick Barley, Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival made a staement today announcing that the 2020 event will not go ahead due to...
Writing Competition Lets Imaginations Roam While Children Are Stuck At Home

Writing Competition Lets Imaginations Roam While Children Are Stuck At Home

With weeks of lockdown stretching ahead it’s the ideal time for young people to exercise their imaginations by entering Dumfries and Galloway’s own children’s...
David Walliams Releases 30 FREE Daily Audio Stories During COVID-19 Lockdown

David Walliams Releases 30 FREE Daily Audio Stories During COVID-19 Lockdown

David Walliams is the biggest selling children’s author to have started writing since the year 2000, he’s sold over thirty-five million books worldwide! Since Monday...
Big DoG Children’s Book Festival Cancelled Due to Covid-19

Big DoG Children’s Book Festival Cancelled Due to Covid-19

The Big DoG children’s book festival in Dumfries has been cancelled due to Covid-19.The event was due to take place at venues across Dumfries...
Big DoG Bounds into D&G with his Latest Fabulous Children’s Book Festival

Big DoG Bounds into D&G with his Latest Fabulous Children’s Book Festival

Big DoG is off the leash and bounding back to Dumfries to unveil the programme for his next children’s book festival.For the past few...

Annual £1,500 Wigtown Poetry Prize Invites Entries from Around the World

The annual £1,500 international Wigtown Poetry Prize – which celebrates Scotland’s three indigenous languages – is now open for entries.As Scotland’s international poetry prize...
Michael Rosen returns for Authors Live 10 year anniversary Over 5 million views during the last decade

Michael Rosen Returns For Authors Live 10 Year Anniversary Over 5 Million Views During...

Author and poet Michael Rosen starred in the first ever Authors Live broadcast with BBC Scotland, and he returns to Pacific Quay for a...
20 years of favourite children’s books - time to pick a winner!

20 years of favourite children’s books – time to pick a winner!

Blue Peter, in partnership with BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, will celebrate 20 years of brilliant children’s books by asking the audience...
Cast a Spell with Ross MacKenzie

Cast a Spell with Ross MacKenzie

Moat Brae in Dumfries, The Birth place of Peter Pan will host its first ever book launch since opening as the National Centre for...
2020 Bookbug Picture Book Prize winner announced

2020 Bookbug Picture Book Prize winner announced

Scottish Book Trust has today revealed the winner of the 2020 Bookbug Picture Book Prize is The Station Mouse by Meg McLaren (Anderson Press)....

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