Archive for the 'James Killgore' Category

The 2012 Scottish Children’s Book Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

On World Book Day, 7 March, the Discover Kelpies team set out for Dundee to attend the 2012 Scottish Children’s Book Awards Ceremony. It was a very special day for us, as one of our favourite Kelpies books, Soldier’s Game by James Killgore, was shortlisted for the award in the Younger Readers category, along with […]

Kelpies get ready for Edinburgh International Book Festival

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Have you heard of Edinburgh International Book Festival? Every August, authors, poets and illustrator (to name a few) from all over the world can be found in tents in Edinburgh for a few weeks packed with book events. Kelpies authors are doing lots of exciting events at the festival this year. Lynne Rickards will be […]

Soldier’s Game Shortlisted for a Scottish Children’s Book Award

Friday, June 29th, 2012

We’re thrilled to announce that Soldier’s Game by James Killgore has been shortlisted for the 8 – 11 category of the Scottish Children’s Book Award 2012! The nine shortlisted authors were announced on Monday by Scottish Book Trust in their lovely offices off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. There are three books shortlisted in each […]

James Killgore — Soldier’s Game — Author Interview

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

In case you missed it, here is the Book of the Month author interview with James Killgore. James released is book Soldier’s Game earlier this year. Q: What inspired you to write Soldier’s Game? James Killgore [JK]: It started out as a story that I made up for my footballing daughter about a young boy […]

Lari Don — Storm Singing and Other Tangled Tasks — Author Interview

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

In case you missed it, here’s the Book of the Month Author Interview with Lari Don. Lari released her latest book in the First Aid for Fairies series earlier this year. Q: What inspired you to write Storm Singing and Other Tangled Tasks Lari Don [LD]: Quite a few readers (including my own daughters) wanted […]