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Nicola Davies visits Argyll & Bute, Highlands and Western Isles for 20th Anniversary of Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour

The zoologist and children’s TV presenter-turned-author is touring rural schools in Scotland next week to discuss issues around conservation.

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Statement from Scottish Book Trust

Updated statement in relation to the sentencing of Karen McCormack 6 April 2018.

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Rebels Sought for 10th Anniversary of Writing Campaign

Public asked to submit stories for Scottish Book Trust anthology

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Reading Challenge Expanding

Evaluation shows positive impact on schools.

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Julia Donaldson Visits Libraries Across Scotland for 20th Anniversary of Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour

Tour dates are included in this release. If you are interested in an interview with Julia Donaldson or would like a reporter or photographer to attend one of the events please contact: or 0131 524 0184 2018 marks the 20 th anniversary of the Scottish Friendly...

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Vivian French Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

Head Teacher Eileen Littlewood also recognised at Scottish Book Trust Awards

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Bookbug 2018/19 bags announced

Scottish Book Trust Announces 2018/19 Bookbug Bag Books

Book selection 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 2018

Ryan O'Connor, from Glasgow, is the latest recipient of the Next Chapter Award, given to an unpublished writer over the age of 40

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Statement in support of Moray school librarians

Marc Lambert, CEO of Scottish Book Trust, has spoken in support of efforts to stop the proposed 50% cut to the number of secondary school librarians in Moray.

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Scotland’s football clubs to get children reading – with the help of free match tickets!

The SPFL Trust and Scottish Book Trust today (6 February 2018) launched a pioneering pilot project, which aims to encourage kids to read.

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