Archive for the 'Fun Stuff' Category

Have a sneaky peak at one of our spookiest #SpookyReads!

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

One of our favourite things to do when it’s cold, wet and windy outside is to curl up somewhere warm and comfortable with a good book. And with Halloween just round the corner, the spookier the better! So we thought we’d whet your appetite with a teaser from the spine-tingling Chill by Alex Nye (we […]

Are you #TeamThor or #TeamLoki? Vote today on Discover Kelpies!

Friday, October 24th, 2014

We do like a Norse god here at DiscoverKelpies Towers, which is why we LOVE Robert J. Harris’ hilarious adventures The Day The World Went Loki and Thor is Locked in my Garage! Set in St Andrews, the Master of Mischief, the Prince of Pranks Loki tries to take over the world not once, but […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Si Clark

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Illustrator of… A few weeks ago, the team here at Discover Kelpies were thrilled to announce that three (yes, THREE!) of our lovely titles had been shortlisted for the 2015 Scottish Children’s Book Awards! The following week #FlorisDesign introduced you to the first of the three illustrators involved, the fantastic Luke Newell – illustrator of […]

Clip clop CRASH! Yann and the Fabled Beasts gang are taking over DiscoverKelpies for a day!

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Good morning Kelpies fans! We found this very mysterious blog waiting for us when we arrived at DiscoverKelpies Towers so of course we had to share it with you… Clip clop tip tap… Helen : What are you doing, Yann? Yann: *tapping furiously at the keyboard* I’m writing a blog post for Discover Kelpies about […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Philip Longson

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Illustrator of…For the last three weeks we’ve dedicated our #FlorisDesign take-overs to showcasing our wonderfully talented Traditional Scottish Tales illustrators! We kicked off our interview series with The Dragon Stoorworm illustrator, Matthew Land, followed by The Selkie Girl illustrator, Ruchi Mhasane, and for our final instalment we have the brilliant illustrator of Lari Don’s The […]