Archive for the 'Awards' Category

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 […]

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 […]

Cracking Tale of Fowl Play Wins Kelpies Prize 2013!

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The wait is finally over!  After weeks of anticipation, we can now announce that the winner of the Kelpies Prize 2013 is… Alex McCall, with his eggscellent story, Attack of the Giant Robot Chickens! Not one to count his chickens before they hatch, Alex attended the Kelpies Prize 2013 award ceremony on Thursday, along with […]

Who will win the Kelpies Prize 2013?

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Brainwashed chickens in space, you say? Well, it’s not the plot for Pixar’s next blockbuster, which means it must be time to meet our shortlisted books for this year’s Kelpies Prize … Every year at Floris, we look far and wide for the next book to join our brilliant collection of Kelpies Prize winners. If […]

Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2013 — All Kelpie Shortlist

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

The Discover Kelpies team are absolutely thrilled to announce that the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2013 has an all-Kelpie shortlist for the Younger Readers category. The shortlisted books are (drum roll!): The Accidental Time Traveller by Janis Mackay Black Tide by Caroline Clough Really Weird by Daniela Sacerdoti We are so proud of Janis, […]