Learning Resources

The graphic novel adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic

These resources contain activities based on Charlie's novels The Enemy and Silverfin.

These short story collections open the door to three very different worlds. George MacKay Brown's collection A Time to Keep is an unsentimental portrait of the harshness of island life, where crofters and fishermen accept the hardships of their lives with strength and pragmatism.

A touching story about a child's perception of his mother's battles with mental health issues.

Cathy MacPhail's fiction runs the gamut from fun action and adventure to gritty and challenging stories of teen struggles. Grass was voted the favourite book of 2010 by Scottish teens in the 

The Testament of Gideon Mack is a hugely readable and gripping book which poses challenging questions about belief and truth.

A range of activities on the hugely popular Artemis Fowl series.

Hetty Feather and Jackie Daydream feature in these resources for the best-loved children's author

Discover or rediscover three of Burns best-loved poems alongside three great Liz Lochhead poems, chosen to complement or contrast them

Marcus Sedgwick gives us his top tips for perfect plotting, filmed on location at the remote Barra Airport as part of the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour.