Kelpies News and Features

Features for Teachers: Norse Code

Posted on 23/11/18 in Features for Teachers

The Museum Mystery Squad are on the hunt for a vanishing Viking in their latest case, and they’ve found a mysterious note written in strange runes… …

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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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Guest Post: How to Write a Mystery by David MacPhail

Posted on 15/08/18 in Features for Teachers, Guest posts

We all love a good mystery, and David MacPhail’s latest Top-Secret Grandad adventure, Death by Soup, is at the top of our to read pile. We caught up w …

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The Elsewhere Emporium is here… Are you ready?

Posted on 13/08/18 in Ross MacKenzie, The Elsewhere Emporium, The Nowhere Emporium

We only have to wait a tiny bit longer… The Elsewhere Emporium is reappearing 13 September 2018! In the carnival-tastic sequel to Ross MacKenzie’s T …

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The Elsewhere Emporium: An exclusive extract!

Posted on 02/08/18 in Extract, Ross MacKenzie, The Elsewhere Emporium, The Nowhere Emporium

Are you ready?! The Elsewhere Emporium is published SIX WEEKS TODAY. To tide you over until then, we’re giving you lucky DiscoverKelpies fans an exclu …

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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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