Archive for August, 2011

Meet the Kelpies Prize Winner 2011!

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Finally, the moment we have all been waiting for: I am delighted to announce that the winner of the Kelpies Prize 2011 is … drum roll, please … Alette Willis, with How to Make a Golem (and Terrify People)! Last night the three shortlisted authors, with their friends and families, came to the Kelpies Prize […]

Lari Don — Storm Singing and Other Tangled Tasks — Author Interview

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

In case you missed it, here’s the Book of the Month Author Interview with Lari Don. Lari released her latest book in the First Aid for Fairies series earlier this year. Q: What inspired you to write Storm Singing and Other Tangled Tasks Lari Don [LD]: Quite a few readers (including my own daughters) wanted […]

Set the Scene Competition

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Calling all creative primary school pupils – have you entered Lari Don’s Set the Scene Competition yet? All you need to do is think of a special real-life Scottish location that Kelpies author Lari Don could use in the fourth, and final, book in her First Aid for Fairies series and tell us all about […]

Kelpies Prize 2011 (a week to go…)

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

All the entries have been read, the judges have deliberated and the announcement of the winner of the Kelpies Prize is just one week away! While the shortlisted authors nervously await next week’s ceremony, the Discover Kelpies team are enjoying planning for the big day! Today our giant cheque arrived (yes our winner gets a […]