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Teens with shortlisted books

And the Scottish Teenage Book Prize Winner is...

Find out which book from our fantastic shortlist received the most votes!

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Children drawing with shortlist

And the Bookbug Picture Book Prize Winner is...

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Scottish Children's Book Awards

The Scottish Children’s Book Awards have been run by Scottish Book Trust since 2006.

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Author and illustrator Nick Hesketh

Quick and Easy Creative Writing Exercises for the Classroom

In the final video of this series on teaching creative writing, Nick Hesketh suggests some fun games and activities.

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Author and illustrator Nick Hesketh

Writing is Rewriting: The Importance of Editing in Creative Writing

In this video, Nick explains how pupils can go about editing their stories

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Author and illustrator Nick Hesketh

Teaching Dialogue and How to End a Story

Dialogue and endings feature in this sixth part of our How To Teach Creative Writing series

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Author and illustrator Nick Hesketh

The Importance of Word Choice in Creative Writing

Nick Hesketh explores how to increase children's understanding of strong word choice in creative writing

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Author and illustrator Nick Hesketh

Creative Ways to teach Structure in Creative Writing

In this fourth video in the series, Nick looks at using the past tense and starting a story

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Author and illustrator Nick Hesketh

Language and the 5 Senses in Creative Writing

Nick Hesketh looks at how to teach children to use language effectively in creative writing

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Author and illustrator Nick Hesketh

Setting the Scene for Creative Writing in the Classroom

Author Nick Hesketh explains how you can work with your class to come up with an exciting setting for a story

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