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Best Scottish Children's Books of 2012 Revealed as Winners of Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2012 Announced

John Fardell, Jonathan Meres and Barry Hutchison have been named as the winners of the 2012 SCOTTISH CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARDS, Scotland’s largest Children’s Book Prize which is voted for exclusively by children. The winners of the three age categories (who receive £3,000 each) were announced today...

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Scottish Book Trust Chooses 11 Winners of New Writers Awards 2012/13

Scottish Book Trust has unveiled the recipients of the New Writers Awards for 2013. There were more than 320 applicants and the winners are Graeme Burnett, Robert Currie, Brian Hamill, Sylvia Hehin, Lynsey May, Marion McCready, Lucy Ribchester, Catherine Simpson, Kathrine Sowerby, Samuel Tongue,...

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Book Sculpture Hunt has a happy ending

Morag Jones finds something to treasure on St. Andrew’s Day

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Tweet S for Sculpture

Retired Transport Manager Stephen Ryan finds the fourth book sculpture

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Diagnosis: Sculpture

A class of pupils from Eriskay Primary School discovers the third sculpture

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She thought na on the lang Scots miles

Stranraer student Jemma Dornan is driven to discover second Book Week Scotland sculpture

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Emma Lister inspects the sculpture

Sculpture she found

Glaswegian Emma Lister finds first Book Week Scotland sculpture

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What's inside these boxes...

A New Chapter Begins in the Case of the Mystery Book Sculptures

Edinburgh’s mystery book sculptor is to make a dramatic comeback during Book Week Scotland!

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Travel to the Nation’s Favourite Places during Book Week Scotland

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce the publication of My Favourite Place – a collection of heartfelt and inspiring stories, poems and songs by the people of Scotland. To celebrate the first Book Week Scotland, more than 150,000 free copies of My Favourite Place will be gifted to people...

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A national reading celebration: Culture Secretary reveals full programme for Book Week Scotland

More than 350 free events are planned for Scotland’s first national celebration of reading, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop announced today. Ms Hyslop was at the National Library of Scotland to unveil the full programme for Book Week Scotland, organised by Scottish Book Trust and taking place...

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