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Bestselling crime writer joins the search for stories

Val McDermid, Jane McCarry and Nikesh Shukla encourage the public to pick up a pen

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Lauren Child

Waterstones Children's Laureate tours Scottish schools

Lauren Child to inspire with her illustrations

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The story begins for young teen writers and illustrators

Scottish Book Trust announces new participants for What’s Your Story?

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Winners Theresa Breslin and  Deena Wren

Scottish Book Trust Awards 2019 revealed

Author Theresa Breslin and Librarian Deena Wren recognised at award ceremony

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John Young named winner of Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019

John Young, author of Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist, has been named winner of the Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019.

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Catherine Rayner

Award winning illustrator visits Northern Ireland schools

Author and illustrator Catherine Rayner will visit schools in Northern Ireland as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour.

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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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Samina Chaudhry headshot

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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