So, I didn't really think I'd ever appear at a book festival, other than having my books on sale in the big white tents in Edinburgh. But in my hometown of Linlithgow, the wonderful bookshop Far From the Madding Crowd organises a children's book festival for the town's primary schools, in the community's very own … Continue reading Further From Festival
Exciting news (for me)! It's Book Week Scotland this month (don't know what that is? Look here) and I will be reading both of my wee stories to eleven primary school classes in my local area during the celebrations! This will be the first time I've taken The Kilted Coo to read in a school, … Continue reading Book Week Scotland 2017
Its been publication week this week, and what a start Drew and I got off to. Thanks to a well received (for me at least) Facebook competition my post reach far exceed anything I've ever had before - at last look my page had reached more than nine thousand people in the last week. For … Continue reading The Kilted Coo is oot the noo
Recently I visited the lovely Bellsquarry Primary School where I met a very talented group of children in P3/2. I was made to feel very welcome with posters and welcome signs for my arrival! I went along to read Ruan the Little Red Squirrel to kick off their Scottish topic of classwork. Ruan's travels formed … Continue reading Budding authors at Bellsquarry Primary
Blogging friends, if I could have a moment or two... I have some exciting news for you - I'm thrilled to announce that book number two Is on the way about a coo called Drew. Most of the details are still under wraps But for now I'll give you some of the facts: Illustrated by … Continue reading A Poem…
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