Kelpies News and Features

Secrets of the Last Merfolk: Video Extract

Posted on 26/07/21 in Books, Extract, Fun Stuff, Video

“They gave you the box, they gave me the key. The merfolk exist, and they want us to find them…” In the quiet seaside town of Dunlyre, new friends F …

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Features for Teachers: Velda the Awesomest Viking

Posted on 28/05/21 in Extract, Features for Teachers, Fun Stuff, Launches and Events

Are you ready for an AWESOME adventure? Well, ARE YOU? Velda is a small girl with a BIG axe, and a BIGGER attitude! Join her on her quest as she makes …

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Features for Teachers: Secrets of the Last Merfolk

Posted on 13/05/21 in Features for Teachers, Lindsay Littleson

Are you looking for rewarding reading resources that your pupils will relish? Then why not try this great resource pack for Secrets of the Last Merfol …

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Velda’s Viking Longship Name Generator

Posted on 06/05/21 in Fun Stuff

Like Velda and The Mangy Mutt, every awesome Viking needs a longship name that will make all enemies wet their pants. Velda’s Viking Longship Name Gen …

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Features for Teachers: The Spellbinding Secret of Avery Buckle

Posted on 11/03/21 in Features for Teachers

Are you looking for rewarding reading resources that your pupils will relish? Then why not try this great resource pack for The Spellbinding Secret of …

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Guest Post: Hannah Foley on life as a writer and a nurse

Posted on 11/03/21 in Authors, Books, Guest posts

We are immensely proud to be working with Hannah Foley, who is not only an author and illustrator, but is also a district nurse. Her Kelpies Prize-win …

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How to Make a Book

Posted on 27/08/20 in Features for Teachers, Fun Stuff

Have you ever wondered how a book gets made? Our friends at Bell & Bain printers sent us this brilliant video of An Amazing Animal Atlas of Scotla …

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The Baby Red Squirrel Rescue Activities

Posted on 07/08/20 in Features for Teachers, Fun Stuff

The Animal Adventure Club, Isla, Buzz, Gracie and Lexi are always keen to learn more about the environment and the wildlife around them. Michelle Sloa …

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The Otherwhere Emporium: Read an Extract

Posted on 03/08/20 in Extract, The Elsewhere Emporium, The Nowhere Emporium

The Nowhere Emporium has returned. In the following extract, Daniel Holmes, the owner of the Emporium, has just finished writing a new entry in the Bo …

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Win a Signed Copy of The Otherwhere Emporium

Posted on 20/07/20 in Competitions, Ross MacKenzie, The Elsewhere Emporium, The Nowhere Emporium

The Otherwhere Emporium is coming soon… But what do YOU think will happen? We have signed copies up for grabs for the most imaginative guesses, as c …

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