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#FlorisDesign Illustrator Questionnaire: Luke Newell

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Illustrator of… It’s been just over a year since Luke Newell began to design his eggs-cellent cover for Alex McCall’s Kelpies Prize-winning Attack of the Giant Robot Chickens. Since then, Alex’s chickens have been conquering bookshelves across the land and just last week were shortlisted for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015! In light of […]

Cover reveal! Introducing The Fabled Beast Chronicles by Lari Don

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Happy Friday, Kelpies readers! And boy, do we have a treat for you. A cover reveal treat, that is! You might have heard some whispers over on the DiscoverKelpies Twitter and Facebook page that our favourite Lari Don series, First Aid for Fairies, is getting a bit of a makeover. Well, we’re chuffed to bits […]

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 […]

Yo ho, yo ho! A Pyrate’s Life for DiscoverKelpies

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Arrrrr, me scurvy Kelpies seadogs! Did ye ken that Thursday 19th September is International Talk Like A Pirate Day? Wha’ d’ye mean ‘NO’? Would ye like t’ try again? Did ye savvy it’s also th’ day Pyrate’s Boy by E.B. Colin, a handsome pirate yarn from the beauties at DiscoverKelpies, can fin’lly be exchanged for […]

Author Interview — Gill Arbuthnott — Dark Spell

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

In case you missed it, here’s the interview with Gill Arbuthnott, author of the engrossing Dark Spell. Q: What inspired you to write Dark Spell? Gill Arbuthnott [GA]: I created the characters of Josh and Callie for an earlier book — Winterbringers — and I wanted to find out what happened to them after that […]