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Reading Hero Sue Carr

Paul Gallagher

Photo by Jonathan LeySue Carr, a retired teacher from Prestonpans Infant School in East Lothian, has been chosen as one of Book Week Scotland’s Reading Heroes, nominated in the Most Inspiring Reader category for her long-standing dedication as a teacher to encourage children in their enjoyment of reading.

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Reading Hero Toby Bell

Paul Gallagher

Eight year old Toby Bell from Inverness has been chosen as one of Book Week Scotland’s three Reading Heroes, nominated in the Most Committed Reader category for his dedication to the Beano and extensive collection of Beano comics and memorabilia.

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Snapshot of an angel from the trailer

The Book of Doom - Book Trailer from Craigmount High School

Chris Leslie

There's a problem in Heaven - they've lost the all-important Book of Doom, and need someone to get it back double quick...and, as this trailer explains, that someone is the unfortunate Zac Corgan. The trailer is a great example of how to capture the mood and tone of a book, and how to keep the audience interested with changes in pace. It was created by Alistair Bowyer, Cameron Turner and Hamish Hartley from Craigmount High School.

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Snapshot of a girl's silhouette from the trailer

The Seeing - Book Trailer from Craigmount High School

Chris Leslie

An intriguing and innovative trailer for The Seeing by Diana Hendry.

This trailer was created by Christina and Sarah from Craigmount High School - well done to the girls! The trailer was created using WeVideo, a great tool to check out if you want to give book trailers a try with your class.

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