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Teacher Ambassador Programme Burravoe Primary Song

Chorus We’re in Shetland We da only tree We a peerie boy caad Jamie In dis tree he throws up high A muckle bird wee wan odd eye. Chorus We’re in Shetland We da only tree We a peerie boy caad Jamie Why does everything get stuck in da tree I’m da strongest boy here you see. Chorus We’re in Shetland...

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Online Teacher in Residence Launch Discussion

35 minutes of inspiration, discussion, ideas and tips for teachers and other learning professionals. Renowned creative learning consultant, author and speaker Eric Booth interviews Scottish Book Trust Online Teachers in Residence Michael Stephenson and Lucy Young on their plans for the year and...

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The Intersection of Literature, Literacy and Creative Learning by Eric Booth

The Intersection of Literature, Literacy and Creative Learning by Eric Booth, hosted by Scottish Book Trust. In this 13 minute presentation creative learning consultant, author, and speaker Eric Booth speaks about the importance of nurturing an intrinsic motivation within pupils to read, write, and...

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Online Teacher in Residence Launch with Eric Booth

A 48 minute recording of the recent Scottish Book Trust’s Online Teachers in Residence launch. First, listen to creative learning consultant Eric Booth speak about the importance of nurturing an intrinsic motivation within pupils to read, write, and create. He also discusses the responsibility that...

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Darren Shan Interview

Darren Shan needs no introduction for his thousands of readers around the world, thanks to the success of his Saga of Darren Shan series, set in a world of vampires at war. Scottish Book Trust's Michael Merillo, a Shan fan himself, interviewed the author at our recent Glasgow event where Darren was...

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Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell Interview: Highland Tour

In September 2009 we took Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell , the creators of the multi-million selling Edge Chronicles , on a two-week long Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour of schools in the Highlands of Scotland.

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MG Harris Interview: Ice Shock

We helped bestselling author MG Harris launch Ice Shock , the second book in her Joshua Files series, with a special Virtual Author event based at Lenzie Academy and beamed to 20 schools across Scotland.

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Catherine Rayner Interview: Sylvia & Bird

In June 2009 Catherine Rayner won the Kate Greenaway Meda l for Children's Book Illustration for Harris Finds His Feet and we at Scottish Book Trust couldn't be more thrilled for her.

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Steve Cole Interview: Cows, Dinosaurs and Doctor Who

Chris Newton interviews Steve Cole about his books and involvement with Dr Who

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Oisin McGann Interview: Strangled Silence

Oisin McGann was our guest on the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour in March 2009, and he was kind enough to give us even more of his time, sitting down to chat with Scottish Book Trust's Chris Newton. Listen now to hear the Irish writer's thoughts about the tour, his new book Strangled...

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