Upcoming Authors Live Events
Scottish Book Trust and BBC Scotland Learning present:
World class children’s authors and illustrators brought directly to your classroom for free, live on the web. Below you will see details of the first two events in our exciting new programme of Authors Live.
We will be broadcasting ten events between October and December 2014 for you and your pupils to watch, enjoy and engage with.
Resources will be available to download for free to support each event in the classroom. You can also be inspired by reading about how other teachers have made Authors Live a part of great cross-curricular projects!
Authors Live is a joint production between Scottish Book Trust and BBC Scotland Learning and funded by Creative Scotland.
Thig còmhla ri Derek ‘Pluto’ Moireach agus Catriona Lexy Chaimbeul airson a’ chiad tachartas Ùghdaran Beò againn a-riamh anns a’ Ghàidhlig. Bidh Catriona a’ cuir an cèill na trì sgeulachdan aice bho gheàrr-liosta Leughadairean Bookbug de Dhuaisean Leabhair Cloinne na h-Alba; Dè an uair a tha e a Mhgr Madadh?, Na Caraidean agus Acrachan a gheibh a h-uile leanabh ann am B1 fad Seachdain Leabhair na h-Alba (25 Samhain - 1 Dùbhlachd).
Cuin: Diardaoin 23 Faoilleach 2014 aig 11.00m
Aois: Sgoil-àraich - Bun-Sgoil 3 no 4-7 bliadhna
Register to watch our first our first ever Authors Live event in Gaelic. Derek “Pluto” Murray and Catriona Lexy Campbell will host the event and Catriona will be performing three stories from the Scottish Children’s Book Awards Bookbug Readers shortlist; Paper Dolls, Jumblebum and What’s the Time Mr Wolf? You can enjoy the event live in your in your classroom, library or computer suite on Thursday 23 January at 11am
When: Thursday 23 January 2014 at 11am
Age: Nursey to P3 or 3-7 years
Canadian author and illustrator Jon Klassen is coming to Authors Live to tell you some of his best and most mischievous stories including I Want My Hat Back, This is Not My Hat and The Dark. Jon will also give viewers an insight into how he creates his stunning artwork for his award-winning picture books.
You can find out more about this event here.
When: Thursday 11 September 2014 at 11am
Age: Nursery - P4 (ages 4-8)
The Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme is a national celebration. Culture 2014 will showcase dance, theatre, music, visual arts, comedy and much more in the run up to and after the Commonwealth Games, with Festival 2014 transforming the Host City at Games time.
The Cultural Programme is a partnership between the Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee, Glasgow Life and Creative Scotland. www.glasgow2014.com/culture