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Kelpies Prize 2018

Kelpies Prize 2018 – Winner Announced!

Posted on 27/08/18 in Edinburgh International Book Festival, The Kelpies Prize

After poring through entries about everything from Bonnie Prince Charlie to haunted lighthouses, the judging team had no easy task in choosing the win …

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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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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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Kelpies Prize 2017 – Winner Announced!

Posted on 24/08/17 in Launches and Events, The Kelpies Prize

After a record year of entries, it was more difficult than ever to choose the winner of the Kelpies Prize 2017. From dinosaurs to perhaps-witches to e …

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Kelpies Prize 2017 – Shortlist announced

Posted on 21/06/17 in Edinburgh International Book Festival, The Kelpies Prize

Our Shortlist Thank you to all the authors who submitted their titles for consideration for the Kelpies Prize 2017! After receiving a record number of …

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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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