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Scottish Pupils Book in for a Greener Future

Scottish Pupils Book in for a Greener Future John Muir Graphic Novel Found to have Significantly Impacted Pupils' Environmental Behaviour A graphic novel based upon the life of pioneering conservationist John Muir, free copies of which were sent to every secondary school in Scotland last year, has...

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Recipients of 2015 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowships Announced

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that its four Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowships , involving a month-long writing residency in France, have been awarded to writer Lynsey May, writer, director and translator Alan McKendrick, poet and playwright Michael Pedersen and debutauthor Malachy...

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Scottish Book Trust Documentary Cancelled

Scottish Book Trust Documentary Cancelled

Executives pull new docusoap of charity's staff citing fears that the show would be 'too boring'.

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SCBA winning authors by Rob McDougall Photography

Best Scottish Children's Books of 2015 Revealed

Which books have been voted as the best Scottish children's books of 2015?

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Recipients of New Writers Awards 2015 photo by Rob McDougall Photography

Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipients of New Writers Awards 2015

The New Writers Awards recipients for 2015 have been announced!

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Every P1 Child in Scotland will receive a free bag of books during Book Week Scotland

Every P1 child to get three free books during Book Week Scotland

As part of Book Week Scotland 2014, Scottish Book Trust will gift three free picture books to every Primary 1 child in Scotland

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Write a Love Letter to your Library for Book Week Scotland

Write a Love Letter to your Library for Book Week Scotland

Book lovers across Scotland are being encouraged to declare their true feelings for their favourite library by penning a love letter describing why they would be lost without it

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Book Week Scotland 2014

Read All About Book Week Scotland 2014

The full programme for Scotland’s third national celebration of books and reading was announced today, Wednesday 8 October.

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Gail Honeyman

Next Chapter Award Recipient Announced

An aspiring author from Glasgow has been announced as the recipient of Scottish Book Trust’s Next Chapter Award 2014 , which is intended to support a talented yet unpublished writer over the age of 40 for whom finding time and space to write has proved especially challenging. Gail Honeyman, a...

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Steve Backshall

Scottish pupils set for deadly encounter with Steve Backshall

Children across Scotland are getting ready to go wild on 12 June, when acclaimed wildlife journalist, adventurer and writer Steve Backshall takes part in a free webcast to be beamed into classrooms across the country as part of Scottish Book Trust’s Authors Live programme. The event, run by...

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