Kelpies News and Features

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 classroom activities? Then look no further than this Ruby McCracken: Tragic Without Magic activity pack! Bas …

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Porridge the Tartan Cat and the Loch Ness Mess competition

Features for Teachers: Porridge the Tartan Cat

Posted on 15/12/17 in Alan Dapre, Features for Teachers, Porridge the Tartan Cat

Are you looking for some MOG-nificent classroom activities? Ones that will make your pupils say Me-WOW? Then look no further than the Porridge the Tar …

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Features for Teachers: Accidental Time Traveller

Posted on 15/12/17 in Features for Teachers, Janis Mackay, The Accidental Time Traveller

Are you looking for rewarding reading resources that your pupils will relish? Then why not try this pack for the award-winning The Accidental Time Tra …

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Ruby McCracken’s Guide to Christmas

Posted on 08/12/17 in Fun Stuff, Ruby McCracken

Hi guys, Ruby McCracken here. As I get ready to spend my first ever Christmas in the Ordinary World, I thought I’d explain some of the weird Ord custo …

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12 Days O Yule offers

Posted on 06/12/17 in Books

Between 1st and 12th December, you can get access to an exclusive range of offers to celebrate Christmas with Kelpies. Find out full details of our la …

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The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster: Cover Reveal!

Posted on 30/11/17 in Folk and Fairy Tales, Lari Don

Apparently 2017 was a record year for Loch Ness Monster sightings. We predict 2018 will be even better… We’re so excited to reveal the cover for The …

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Ruby McCracken’s Guide to the Ordinary World

Posted on 30/10/17 in Ruby McCracken

Hi! I’m Ruby McCracken, and I’m a witch. Well, I was a witch, until my parents forced us to leave our home in the magical world of Hexadonia to come a …

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Lari Don’s Blog Tour – Spellchasers Q and A

Posted on 23/10/17 in Author Interviews, Lari Don, Spellchasers

Today on the Discover Kelpies blog we’re delighted to be hosting Lari Don as she kicks off her spectacular Spellchasers blog tour. Lari Don’s Blog Tou …

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Illustrating Children’s Crime Fiction

Posted on 16/10/17 in Design and Illustration, Fun Stuff, Guest posts, Illustrators, Top-Secret Grandad and Me, Uncategorized

In our latest #FlorisDesign interview we spoke to Spanish illustrator, Laura Aviñó, about illustrating children’s crime fiction in David MacPhail’s ne …

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Peg and Uan

Peg and Uan, and other Kelpies pets

Posted on 04/10/17 in Alan Dapre, Isla & Pickle, Kate McLelland, Peg and Uan, Porridge the Tartan Cat, Ruby McCracken, Sandra Klaassen

In Peg and Uan: Making Friends, these two cute Kelpies characters meet for the first time. But did you know that the adorable Peg the Little Sheepdog …

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