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Kelpies Prize 2016 – Winner Announced!

Posted on 26/08/16 in The Kelpies Prize

We’ve spent the last six months battling through a mountain of manuscripts, agonised over some very tough decisions, and hosted an an all singing (lit …

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Kelpies Prize shortlist 2016

Kelpies Prize 2016 – Shortlist Announced!

Posted on 08/07/16 in The Kelpies Prize

Thank you to all the authors who submitted their titles for consideration for this year’s Kelpies Prize! We are thrilled to announce this year’s short …

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The Kelpies Prize

Posted on 21/10/15 in The Kelpies Prize

Earlier this year, Floris Books celebrated a decade of awarding its Kelpies Prize for unpublished Scottish children’s fiction. And what a decade it ha …

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Alex McCall after winning the Kelpies Prize 2013

Cracking Tale of Fowl Play Wins Kelpies Prize 2013!

Posted on 23/08/13 in The Kelpies Prize

The wait is finally over!  After weeks of anticipation, we can now announce that the winner of the Kelpies Prize 2013 is… Alex McCall, with his eggs …

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Kelpies Prize 2013

Who will win the Kelpies Prize 2013?

Posted on 18/07/13 in The Kelpies Prize

Brainwashed chickens in space, you say? Well, it’s not the plot for Pixar’s next blockbuster, which means it must be time to meet our shortlisted book …

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Author Interview — T. Traynor — Nicking Time

Posted on 21/05/13 in The Kelpies Prize

In case you missed it, here’s the interview with T. Traynor, author of Nicking Time, the winner of the Kelpies Prize 2012. Q: Did you always want to b …

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The Kelpies Prize Winner 2012!

Posted on 20/08/12 in The Kelpies Prize

After weeks and weeks of nail-biting anticipation, here’s the moment we have all been waiting for: I am delighted to announce that the winner of the K …

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Meet the Kelpies Prize Winner 2011!

Posted on 19/08/11 in The Kelpies Prize

Finally, the moment we have all been waiting for: I am delighted to announce that the winner of the Kelpies Prize 2011 is … drum roll, please … Al …

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Kelpies Prize 2011 (a week to go…)

Posted on 11/08/11 in The Kelpies Prize

All the entries have been read, the judges have deliberated and the announcement of the winner of the Kelpies Prize is just one week away! While the s …

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Kelpies Prize 2011 — Shortlist announced

Posted on 21/07/11 in The Kelpies Prize

We are really happy to announce the three unpublished books that have been shortlisted for the Kelpies Prize 2011. They are (drum roll please!)… How …

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