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Scottish Book Trust Announces New Teen Writers & Illustrators

Seven teenage writers and illustrators have been recruited to steer the nationwide What's Your Story?programme

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Wuthering Heights voted Scotland’s favourite song inspired by a book

Wuthering Heights voted Scotland’s favourite song inspired by a book

Kate Bush’s hit song, Wuthering Heights, has been revealed as Scotland’s favourite song inspired by a book or poem, in a vote for Book Week Scotland.

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Writers Voice Their Own Stories for Book Week Scotland

Scottish Book Trust partner with Royal National Institute of Blind People for the Nourish ebook

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Gemma Cairney

Scottish Students’ Health and Wellbeing Tour by Gemma Cairney

Former Radio 1 presenter will discuss bullying, body image, heartbreak and activism

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Deanna Rodger

Spoken word star tours schools for Book Week Scotland

Spoken word star Deanna Rodger is to tour the country for Book Week Scotland, which runs from 27 November to 3 December

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Majority of Scots will give books for Christmas, survey finds

Book Week Scotland poll also reveals Jamie Oliver is nation’s favourite chef More than two-thirds of people in Scotland plan to give books as Christmas gifts, according to a new poll commissioned for the start of Book Week Scotland today (Monday 27 November). A huge 69% of people surveyed said they...

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Over 450,000 Books Gifted to Primary 1 to 3 Pupils for Book Week Scotland

Books will be gifted to all Primary 1 to 3 children as part of Book Week Scotland

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Book Week Scotland launches new Virtual Festival

Packed menu of online events includes Q&A with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

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Vote for favourite song inspired by a book

Book-lovers and music-lovers unite for Book Week Scotland

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Ed Vere, award-winning author and illustrator.

Award-winning author to teach tolerance through picture books

The Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour is to bring award-winning author and illustrator Ed Vere to schools in East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire and North Ayrshire.

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