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Deanna Rodger

Spoken word star tours schools for Book Week Scotland

Spoken word star Deanna Rodger is to tour the country for Book Week Scotland, which runs from 27 November to 3 December

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Majority of Scots will give books for Christmas, survey finds

Book Week Scotland poll also reveals Jamie Oliver is nation’s favourite chef More than two-thirds of people in Scotland plan to give books as Christmas gifts, according to a new poll commissioned for the start of Book Week Scotland today (Monday 27 November). A huge 69% of people surveyed said they...

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Over 450,000 Books Gifted to Primary 1 to 3 Pupils for Book Week Scotland

Books will be gifted to all Primary 1 to 3 children as part of Book Week Scotland

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Book Week Scotland launches new Virtual Festival

Packed menu of online events includes Q&A with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

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Vote for favourite song inspired by a book

Book-lovers and music-lovers unite for Book Week Scotland

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Ed Vere, award-winning author and illustrator.

Award-winning author to teach tolerance through picture books

The Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour is to bring award-winning author and illustrator Ed Vere to schools in East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire and North Ayrshire.

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North Ayrshire digital project brings community stories to life

The Digital Storytelling project, a six-month pilot programme to improve digital skills by exploring and recording the personal life stories of people in North Ayrshire, has been hailed a resounding success.

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Some familiar characters help launch Book Week Scotland 2017

Programme Launch of Book Week Scotland 2017

Working with a wide range of partners Scottish Book Trust will deliver a huge range of events and activities across the country during Book Week Scotland 2017, which runs from 27 November to 3 December.

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Ailie Finlay

10 Scottish Schools Receive Free Author Residencies

Scottish Book Trust today announced the 10 schools who will receive fully-funded author residencies.

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What’s Your Story? Showcases Scotland’s Young Writers and Illustrators

Scotland’s top teen creatives presented their latest work at a showcase in Edinburgh.

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