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Scottish Book Trust Appoints Four Readers in Residence

News release – for immediate release Scottish Book Trust Appoints Four Readers in Residence Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that it has appointed four new Readers in Residence to work alongside East Lothian, West Lothian, Falkirk and Stirling library staff for nine months, to help...

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Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown drawn to Shetland for School Events

Schoolchildren in Shetland are preparing to welcome illustrator Martin Brown this month as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour . Martin will share his top tips for drawing with over 600 pupils when he visits six schools on Shetland between 13 and 15 May. Martin grew up in Melbourne,...

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Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown drawn to Orkney for School Events

Schoolchildren in Orkney are preparing to welcome illustrator Martin Brown this month as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour . Martin will share his top tips for drawing with over 600 pupils when he visits four schools in Orkney on 11 and 12 May, with schools from Eday and Shapsay...

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Scottish Book Trust Announces 2015/16 Bookbug Pack Books

Scottish Book Trust is pleased to announce that the books chosen for the 2015/16 Bookbug packs, to be distributed free to every baby, toddler, 3 year old and P1 in Scotland between Spring 2015 and Spring 2016, are as follows: Bookbug Baby Pack Baby’s Very First Black and White Book: Babies by...

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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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