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Bookbug Coordinator with children at Easter Carmuirs Primary School, Falkirk

Scottish Book Trust Announces 2019/20 Bookbug Bag Books

Books chosen to be distributed free to every baby, toddler and 3 year old in Scotland.

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Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipient of Next Chapter Award 2019

Samina Chaudhry from East Renfrewshire has been announced as the recipient of Scottish Book Trust’s Next Chapter Award 2019.

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Scottish Book Trust launches Bookbug App

Free digital platform supports families and practitioners

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New Writers Awardees

Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipients of New Writers Awards 2019

Scottish Book Trust today announces the 10 recipients of the New Writers Award.

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Alan Windram

2019 Bookbug Picture Book Prize winner announced

Over 17,000 children voted for their favourite picture book.

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Joshua Seigal

Joshua Seigal kicks off first Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour of 2019

Poet Joshua Seigal will kick off the first Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour of 2019 by visiting schools in North and South Lanarkshire.

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Marjorie Lotfi Gill credit Heshani Sothiraj Eddleston

Inaugural Ignite Fellowship awardees announced

Annie George and Marjorie Lotfi Gill announced as the inaugural Ignite Fellowship awardees.

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Children with Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour bags

Scottish Book Trust celebrates success of 20-year collaboration with Scottish Friendly

Thousands of pupils benefit from access to authors in 2018 anniversary tours

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Author Darren McGarvey

Poverty Safari tops vote of most rebellious reads of the 21st Century

Readers pick Darren McGarvey’s best-selling memoir in Scottish Book Trust vote

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Nicola Sturgeon reading The Takeover by Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark books for every library

Donation made as part of the author's centenary celebrations.

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