Archive for the 'Janis Mackay' Category

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Ruchi Mhasane

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Illustrator of… Last Wednesday we introduced you to the first of our Traditional Scottish Tales illustrators, Matthew Land – illustrator of Theresa Breslin’s The Dragon Stoorworm – and this week we have the fabulous Ruchi Mhasane! Ruchi is the illustrator of Janis Mackay’s beautiful tale, The Selkie Girl, and here she is to tell you […]

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. […]