Kelpies News and Features

Announcing the winners of the Map My Monster Competition…

Posted on 22/07/18 in Fun Stuff, Lari Don, Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster

To celebrate the publication of Lari Don’s latest terrific traditional tale, The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster, Kelpies HQ have run our Map My Mon …

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Catch a Kelpie at Edinburgh International Book Festival!

Posted on 20/07/18 in Edinburgh International Book Festival

The sun is shining here in beautiful Edinburgh, and already the streets are beginning to look busier and more vibrant as visitors from all over the wo …

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Features for Teachers: The First World War

Posted on 17/07/18 in Features for Teachers

If you’re a teacher with a First World War project coming up, we’ve got some ideas and resources that might help! There are so many different aspects …

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Kelpies Prize 2018 shortlist

The Kelpies Prize 2018: Shortlist Announced!

Posted on 10/07/18 in Edinburgh International Book Festival, The Kelpies Prize

Our Kelpies Prize 2018 Shortlist Thank you to all the authors who submitted their titles for consideration for the Kelpies Prize 2018! After a difficu …

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Win a trip to Lochleven Castle!

Posted on 09/07/18 in Competitions, Mary, Queen of Scots, Theresa Breslin

The true story of the daring escape of Mary, Queen of Scots from the island castle in Lochleven is well-known throughout Scotland and the world. Now, …

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Football Tips and Tricks with Scotland Stars F.C.

Posted on 03/07/18 in Authors, Danny Scott, Fun Stuff

Learn some new skills for the World Cup with the help of Calum and his friends. Discover the Scotland Stars F.C. books by author and football fanatic …

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Isla & Pickle Activity Pack

Posted on 29/06/18 in Isla & Pickle, Kate McLelland

It’s official – our favourite Shetland pony is back! And what better way to celebrate the arrival of a new book in the Isla & Pickle series than w …

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Victoria Williamson - Refugee Week guest post

Refugee Week: A Guest Post from Victoria Williamson

Posted on 20/06/18 in The Fox Girl and the White Gazelle, Victoria Williamson

How can we help refugees? In this guest post for Refugee Week, Victoria Williamson considers some of the small acts of kindness in her debut novel The …

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Join #PickleOnTour with Kate McLelland

Posted on 18/06/18 in Design and Illustration, Fun Stuff, Guest posts, Isla & Pickle, Kate McLelland

It’s official – our favourite Shetland pony is back! Today is the first stop on Kate McLelland’s blog tour, which is celebrating the return of Isla an …

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#FlorisDesign meets Melanie Mitchell

Posted on 15/06/18 in Design and Illustration, Guest posts, Illustrators, Melanie Mitchell, Three Craws

Sung throughout Scottish homes up and down the country, classic rhymes and traditional tunes make for fun, interactive stoytime sessions. Some of them …

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