In case you missed it, here’s the interview with T. Traynor, author of Nicking Time, the winner of the Kelpies Prize 2012. Q: Did you always want to be an author? T. Traynor [TT]: Yes — though there was strong competition from my other ambitions: to own a sweetie shop and win Wimbledon. Q: How [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
Lari Don, author of the First Aid for Fairies series, is interviewed about the heart-stopping finale Maze Running at Traquair Maze. She talks about what it’s like to finish writing a series, reveals her favourite character and thinks up three things she would take with her on a quest with the fabled beasts.
We had a wonderful day at the Cloudberry Castle Ballet Book Party in Edinburgh last weekend! Dance Base on the Grassmarket was alive with glitter, tinsel and tutus on Sunday as the Discover Kelpies team and Janey Louise Jones were joined by girls in their ballet finery celebrating the launch of Cloudberry Castle: Ballerina Dreams. [...]