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  • Days Like This panel: Jamie Andrew, Roddy Woomble and Siobhan Redmond

    Recorded live at the Days Like This book launch at Scottish Book Trust on 29 January 2009, this podcast features three of the project's celebrity curators - mountaineer Jamie Andrew, actress Siobhan Redmond and musician Roddy Woomble - in discussion with Marion Bourbouze. Covering everything from...

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  • Pam Wardell Interview: Books Alive

    Pam Wardell set up her company Books Alive - encouraging children into reading through sound workshops - after many years working in radio production, creating audio books and drama. This podcast features Paul Gallagher speaking to Pam about what Books Alive is and does, followed by 4 audio clips...

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  • Vivian French Interview: Sparkle Street

    Vivian French is the author of over 200 books for children and young people including the Royal Mail Award nominated Robe of Skulls , the Tiara Club series, Singing to the Sun and the brand new Sparkle Street series. In our exclusive interview, Chris Newton asked Vivian about her inspirations for...

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  • Malorie Blackman Interview: Double Cross

    Malorie Blackman's Noughts and Crosses series has won awards and acclaim for its intelligent and gripping combination of imaginative storytelling and contemporary relevance. Set in a futuristic dystopia where racism and terrorism prevail, Double Cross is the fourth novel in the series. Malorie was...

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  • Royal Mail Awards 2008

    The winners of the 2008 Royal Mail Awards for Scottish Children's Books were announced in a truly exciting ceremony at The Beach Ballroom in Aberdeen on 18th November. Paul Gallagher was on hand to speak to the winning authors, as well as interviewing a selection of the 600+ Scottish pupils in...

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  • Chris Ryan Interview: Twister

    Chris Ryan, ex-SAS Commander, TV broadcaster and author of the Alpha Force and Code Red series' for teenage readers, was in Edinburgh for a Scottish Book Trust/Big Issue event promoting his new book Twister .

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