Archive for June, 2011

Lari Don on Scottish Book Trust Blog

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Author Lari Don, who wrote the First Aid for Fairies series and Rocking Horse War, is talking about what inspires her writing (readers, myths and places – to name just a few things!) on the brilliant Scottish Book Trust Blog. Check out Lari’s post, and other great posts, on the blog here. You can also […]

Set the Scene Competition — Now Open!

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Do you know a place in Scotland that would be great for a chase? Can you think of the perfect site for a fight? We want to hear your ideas! Last Thursday, author Lari Don, launched the Set the Scene Competition which asks primary school children to suggest a real-life location in Scotland which Lari […]

World Premier of Gill Arbuthnott’s Winterbringers: The Movie

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

The Discover Kelpies team were delighted to be invited to walk down the red carpet at the World Premiere of the film of Winterbringers at Parson’s Green Primary School in Edinburgh last night. The children of P5/6 had worked extremely hard with their class teacher, Miss Raffaella Arcidiaco, to write, direct and edit the 40-minute […]

Carol Christie Author Interview

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

In case you missed it, here is the Book of the Month interview with debut author Carol Christie, who released her book, The Wishcatchers, earlier this year. Q: What inspired you to write The Wishcatchers? Carol Christie [CC]: One day I was walking along the harbour at St Abbs, in the Scottish Borders, and I […]