Blog Posts tagged: schools

World Book Day

The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs talks about the importance of books and reading, and the government's plans to support and promote both throughout Scotland

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Poster image for Robert Louise Stevenson Day 2015

5 quick ways to celebrate Robert Louis Stevenson Day

The nation is gearing up to celebrate the life and work of Robert Louis Stevenson on Friday 13 November. Don't miss the party: check out Edinburgh City of Literature's quick tips for honouring RLS in the classroom or library.

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Matt Whyman

Matt Whyman: Tour Journal

Matt Whyman reflects on his recent tour of Angus

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Pumpkin craft image by Jackins on Wikimedia Commons

5 Top Tips for Telling Ghost Stories

Storyteller Ruth Kirkpatrick offers her tips for telling a great ghost story.

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Dan Smith: Building the past into your writing

Dan Smith offers five pieces of advice on researching your writing project.

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Etherington Brothers with Ladywell Primary School

Cross-curricular Comic Creation

How one school benefited from a visit by the Etherington brothers

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SCBA 2012, photo by Rob McDougall

5 Reasons to take part in SCBA

Jasmine Fassl, Head of our Schools team, on how to get the most out of the 2013 awards

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Bookbug on the Bookbus

Bookbus: Adventure in Zambia

Bookbug Co-ordinator Susan McKay was a volunteer on the Bookbus in Zambia. Find out more

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Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour with The Etherington Brothers

The Etherington Brothers' Tour Journal

Robin and Lorenzo Etherington tell us all about their hilarious exploits on tour in May

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Bernard Briggs

River of Words: Inspiring Students

Poet Bernard Briggs uses China's River Ythan to inspire student art.

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