Blog Posts tagged: sport

Scottish Novel World Cup 2018

A Guide to the Scottish Novel World Cup 2018

To make up for Scotland's absence from another World Cup, we are running our very own Scottish Novel World Cup on Twitter. Which author will you support?

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How Reading Can Make You a Better Footballer

Danny Scott is the author of the Scotland Stars FC series and a keen watcher and player of the beautiful game. Ahead of the World Cup, Danny gives aspiring young footballers some insight into how reading can help them develop their skills on the pitch.

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Judy Murray author of Knowing the Score

The Reading Life of Judy Murray

Ahead of her three appearances during Book Week Scotland 2017, we caught up with Judy Murray OBE to talk about her favourite books, and Andy and Jamie's favourite books as children.

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Students working on a bike

Books and Bikes: Linking Sport and Literacy at Woodburn Primary School

At Woodburn Primary School in Midlothian, primary 6 pupils took part in a brilliant project inspired by Chris Hoy and Joanna Nadin's Authors Live. Judith Little, P6 class teacher at Woodburn Primary, shares the brilliant activities she ran in her classroom linking sport, literacy and practical skills.

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Calum's New Team cover

Children’s Book of the Month: Calum’s New Team

Check out this month's children's book recommendation: a fabulous football debut from Danny Scott. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Gala Fairydean Rovers vs BSC Glasgow, image by Daniel, Flickr

Four Book Week Scotland Events for Sports Lovers

Love getting active as much as you adore books and reading? We've got plenty of events to give your imagination a workout.

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