Kelpies News and Features

The Blog Tour’s Afoot!

Posted on 16/03/18 in Artie Conan Doyle and the Vanishing Dragon, Robert J. Harris

Calling all amateur sleuths, budding detectives and eager bookworms – the wait is over! The second book in the Artie Conan Doyle Mysteries is publishi …

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Features for Teachers: Rowan the Red Squirrel

Posted on 23/02/18 in Features for Teachers

Here at Kelpies HQ, we love spotting Scottish wildlife. One of our favourite creatures is the red squirrel. Lynne Rickards’ latest picture book – Rowa …

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Birdwatching – Finding Artistic Inspiration in Nature

Posted on 16/02/18 in Kirsteen Harris-Jones, Ollie and the Otter, The Grouse and the Mouse

Throughout the month of February, schools up and down the country are taking part in the Big Schools’ Birdwatch. The RSPB initiative aims to both enco …

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Features for Teachers: Organising a book sale for your author visit

Posted on 15/02/18 in Features for Teachers

If you have an author visit coming up, giving your pupils the chance to buy books is a great way to keep them reading after the event. Our authors wil …

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Features For Teachers – A Terrific Teeger Tea Party Events Pack

Posted on 24/01/18 in Features for Teachers, Scots Language

At Kelpies HQ we’re very excited to be joining in the 50th anniversary celebration of Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came To Tea by publishing our own Sc …

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Ferryman film rights sold to Hollywood

Posted on 18/01/18 in Claire McFall, Ferryman

We’re incredibly excited that a Hollywood studio has optioned the Ferryman film rights. US production studio Legendary Entertainment has acquired the …

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Features for Teachers: Scots Language Glossary

Posted on 12/01/18 in Features for Teachers, Scots Language

Bringing the Scots language into your classroom has never been easier with our range of picture books in Scots, now including a muckle, strippit new t …

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New Kelpies galore join us in 2018!

Posted on 01/01/18 in Books

2018 will be the 15th birthday of the Floris Books Kelpies list. So, we thought it was only fitting to celebrate in style! We’ve got ALL these new Kel …

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Our 2017 highlights

Posted on 29/12/17 in Authors, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Launches and Events, The Kelpies Prize, What We've Been Up To

It’s been another busy year at Kelpies HQ. With lots of new books, new faces and new ventures the past 12 months have been exciting, stimulating and r …

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Features for Teachers: Ruby McCracken Activity Pack

Posted on 15/12/17 in Elizabeth Ezra, Features for Teachers, Ruby McCracken

Are you looking for some Ruby Mc-Cracking activities for your classroom? Then look no further than this Ruby McCracken: Tragic Without Magic activity …

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