Archive for the 'Janis Mackay' Category

Meet the Kelpies authors shortlisted for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards

Friday, October 11th, 2013

We’ve posted before about the wonderful all-Kelpie shortlist for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2013, and now we’re very excited to be able to show you these great videos, made by the guys over at Scottish Book Trust, featuring each of the three shortlisted books! First up is Caroline Clough, who has been shortlisted for […]

Author Interview — Janis Mackay — The Accidental Time Traveller

Monday, April 15th, 2013

In case you missed it, here’s the interview with Janis Mackay, author of The Accidental Time Traveller. Q: Did you always want to be an author? Janis Mackay [JM]: YES! I have always wanted to be an author. Q: How long did this book take to write? JM: Probably a year in all. I finished […]

Janis Mackay — Author Interview — Magnus Fin and the Selkie Secret

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s the interview with Janis Mackay, author of Magnus Fin and the Selkie Secret. Q: Did you always want to be an author? Janis Mackay [JM]:Yes – I did, ever since I was very young – but I became a journalist thinking that here was a ‘proper’ job, plus I […]

Janis Mackay Author Interview

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

In case you missed it, here is the Book of the Month interview with Scottish author and storyteller Janis Mackay, whose new book Magnus Fin and the Moonlight Mission, was released in February. Her new book is the exciting sequel to Magnus Fin and the Ocean Quest, featuring Magnus Fin the half-selkie (part-human, part-seal) hero. […]

Seals at Deep Sea World

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

To celebrate the release of Magnus Fin and the Moonlight Mission, the latest book about half-selkie (part-human, part-seal) hero Magnus Fin, we had a seal-themed launch at Deep Sea World, North Queensferry, and got to meet the real thing! Author Janis Mackay met North Queensferry Primary’s P5/6 at Deep Sea World last Tuesday to launch […]