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Scottish Book Trust Shortlisted for 2017 Charity Times Award

A project in partnership with Scottish Gas to develop pupils' skills in reading and writing in one of Edinburgh's most deprived areas has been shortlisted for the Corporate Community Local Involvement category

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Bookbug Picture Book Prize Shortlist Revealed

Every P1 in Scotland will be gifted a copy of the shortlisted books #BookbugPrize The shortlist for the 2018 Bookbug Picture Book Prize has been announced today as voting for the winner opens. Scottish authors Michelle Sloan, Debi Gliori and Chae Strathie, and illustrator Kasia Matyjaszek, have...

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Canadian Poet Brings Migrant Experiences to Teesside Pupils

Poet Theresa Munoz visited 10 secondary schools in Teesside in July 2017 as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour.

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Canadian Poet Bringing Migrant Experiences to Teesside Pupils

Theresa Munoz will visit secondary schools in Teeside between 3 and 7 July

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Success for StoryCon Return

The second creative writing conference for teens took place in Glasgow

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Mairi Hedderwick Honoured at Scottish Book Trust Awards

Scottish Book Trust is pleased to announce the winners of our first ever Scottish Book Trust Awards, recognising those who have an inspiring impact on young readers in Scotland

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2017 Robert Louis Stevenson Writing Fellows Announced

2017 Robert Louis Stevenson Writing Fellows Announced

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that the four Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowships for 2017 have been awarded to Liz Lochhead, Nalini Paul, David Bishop and David Manderson.

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Boost Babies’ Wellbeing With Laughter

Boost Babies’ Wellbeing With Laughter

Charity’s call for focus on mental health comes at start of Bookbug Week

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Scottish Book Trust Announces New Mentoring Programme Intake

Scottish Book Trust Announces New Mentoring Programme Intake

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce the names of the four published writers who will receive intensive support with their current project from a dedicated and experienced mentor.

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Scotland's Literacy Charity Celebrates £25K Boost from Better World Books

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that Better World Books’ ongoing support has reached a massive milestone of £25,000 to support its life changing reading and writing programmes. Better World Books Ltd, a for-profit socially minded company based in Dunfermline, collect second hand books...

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