Scottish Book Trust

Keith Gray reads from his gripping ghost story, The Last Soldier, which has been shortlisted for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2017.

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize presents lots of opportunities for creative learning in the classroom and library. This resource will give you plenty of ideas to explore the three shortlisted books with your class or book group.

Joan Lennon speaks about her novel, Silver Skin, an intriguing read spanning several genres which has been shortlisted for The Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2017.

Claire McFall's supernatural chiller, Black Cairn Point, has been shortlisted for The Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2017. Check out this video to hear Claire read from the book and pick some of her favourite writing tips!

Shared Reading is a project which yields enormous benefits for both the younger and older pupils involved. Find out how to go about it with this step-by-step resource.

Celebrated children's author Nick Sharratt reads his picture book Shark in the Park on a Windy Day in Edinburgh's beautiful Royal Botanic Garden.

Hare and Tortoise, a lively and fun re-telling of the favourite Aesop's fable by Alison Murray, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize. See her read the book in full in this video!

Ross Collins's hilarious tale about an angry mouse and a smug polar bear has been shortlisted for the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize. You can hear Ross read the book in full in this video!

These fantastic activity suggestions are inspired by David Solomons' hilarious bestseller, My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord, and include a step-by-step guide to getting your pupils to create computer games with simple online resources.

A comprehensive activity pack, plus some quick printable activities, for the three books shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2017. Check out the author videos where you can hear the books being read in full!

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