Archive for the 'Awards' Category

#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 […]

Meet the new Scottish Children’s Book Award shortlist!

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Not too long ago, we were super-excited to tell you all about Janis Mackay’s win at the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2014. But hold the bus, readers! We’ve even more great SCBA news to share with you this morning… Drumroll, please, because we can now tell you that we have not one, not two, but […]

Summer holiday secrets win Kelpies Prize 2014!

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The wait is finally over! After months of reading and weeks of waiting, we’re so excited to tell you that the winner of the Kelpies Prize 2014 is… Lindsay Littleson, with her brilliant story, The Mixed-Up Summer of Lily McLean! Lindsay attended the Kelpies Prize 2014 award ceremony on Thursday, along with her friends and […]

Who will win the Kelpies Prize 2014?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Yes, lovely readers, it’s that time of year again! Every year at Floris, we look far and wide for the next book to join our brilliant collection of Kelpies Prize winners. If it’s Scottish and a cracking story, we want to read it. We’ve had loads of entries this year, and our judges have been […]

Time Travel Trouble at the Scottish Children’s Book Awards!

Friday, March 7th, 2014

The DiscoverKelpies team are very excited to tell you that the wonderful Janis Mackay has been announced as one of the winners of the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2013! She won the Younger Reader (8-11 years) category with her story of time travel trouble, The Accidental Time Traveller. Hundreds of children from all over Scotland […]