book week scotland

Sara Sheridan: Generating Ideas

In 2019, we collected true stories on the theme of Blether. Watch this film with Sara Sheridan for tips on generating ideas for your story. The read Blether stories from across Scotland. 

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Rebel Creative Writing Workshop

What memories does the word 'Rebel' conjure up for you? Is it a tale from a misspent youth, a particularly indpendent pet, or the time you quit your job to pursue a dream? We want to know!

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What is Book Week Scotland?

Get a taste of our annual, week-long book party!

With special appearances by:

Mark Greenaway and Ian Rankin at Ghillie Dhu

Adult learners at Fife College, Kirkaldy

Dads Rock

Ethyl Smith at Glasgow Women's Library

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The Art of Reading: Murals for Book Week Scotland

A short documentary on how we painted murals on libraries across Scotland!

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Mairi Hedderwick with an audience of school children

Authors Live: The Making of Katie Morag with Mairi Hedderwick

Watch Mairi Hedderwick's special Book Week Scotland broadcast

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Reading Hero Domhnull MacIver

Meet our Most Inspiring Teen Reader!

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Reading Hero Sue Carr

This retired teacher is our Most Inspiring Reader

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Reading Hero Toby Bell

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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Interview with Louise Walker about Maxwelltown High School's plans for Book Week Scotland

Maxwelltown High School - Book Week Scotland plans

Teacher Louise Walker talks about Maxwelltown High School's plans for Book Week Scotland.

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Interview with Dundee Learning Resources about plans for Book Week Scotland

Dundee Learning Resources interview - Book Week Scotland plans

Hear about Dundee schools' plans for Book Week Scotland in an interview with Moira Foster and Elaine Halliburton.

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