Archive for the 'Authors' Category

An inside look at Lily McLean’s diary!

Friday, April 17th, 2015

With just under a week left until the publication of Lindsay Littleson’s The Mixed-Up Summer of Lily McLean, how is Lily feeling about it all? Take a sneak peek into Lily’s own personal diary and find out for yourself! Dear Diary, I am very, very excited about the book coming out next week, but my […]

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 […]