Archive for July, 2010

Kelpies Prize 2010 Shortlist Announced

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Every year Floris Books runs the Kelpies Prize which asks would-be children’s authors to send us their unpublished books. We choose one lucky winner to have their book published and they a win √Ǭ£2000 cash prize! We are really excited because after months of reading through all the entries we can now announce the shortlist. […]

Rocking Horse War Events

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Are you are a fan of Lari Don and her books First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts and Wolf Notes and Other Musical Mishaps? Then you are in for a treat! Lari is going to be spotted all around Scotland in the next couple of months as she meets children from Inverness to […]

Anne Forbes Interview

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Just in case you missed Anne Forbes’s interview, when her latest book√Ǭ†Witch Silver was Book of the Month in June, you can check it out again here! This month’s brilliant questions all came from Primary 5C at George Heriot’s School, Edinburgh. Fraser: When did you start writing? Anne Forbes (AF): I started writing in 2001. […]

Book of the Month Competition Winners

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Congratulations to the lucky winners√Ǭ†of the√Ǭ†Book of the Month√Ǭ†Competition who won signed copies of Ushig by Annemarie Allan. They knew that the book√Ǭ†Ushig was named after the Gaelic name for a Kelpie. Nikita, aged 14 from Auckland, New Zealand Jamie, aged 10 from Edinburgh Luca, aged 9 from Berwickshire Garvie, aged 10 from Inverness and […]