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Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour: Fireborn with Aisling Fowler

Applications are now closed for this event.

In this 45-minute interactive schools event, Aisling introduces students to the cinematic world of Ember and lead character Twelve. Twelve has spoken the Pledge and now she is a Huntling. She has given up her name to train in the art of fighting monsters, and she won't choose a new one until she has earned it. But when her friend is taken, Twelve sets off on a dangerous journey to rescue her. Teaming up with Dog, the stone Guardian of the Hunting Lodge, Twelve ends up on an epic adventure that will change her life, her name – and her entire world.

Aisling will share insider tips on how students can craft fantasy adventures with their own unique cast of magical creatures. An exciting chance to meet a rising star in children's storytelling on her first UK tour. There will be time at the end of the event for book signing and questions.

Every school that applies will receive a link to watch Aisling Fowler read the first chapter of Firesong.

Find out more about Aisling Fowler(this will open in a new window)

When: Thursday 27 October 2022

Who: Primary schools

Where: Your school (Edinburgh)

Cost: Fully funded

Audience: P4–7 (ages 8–12)

Audience size: Any

Deadline: Wednesday 21 September, 12 noon

Applications are now closed for this event.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact fraser.napier@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window).

Video Learn more about Aisling Fowler's new book, Fireborn

Scottish Friendly Assurance

Scottish Friendly Assurance has been sponsoring the tour for over 20 years(this will open in a new window). Through its support, The Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour reaches an average of 6,000 children every year in a vast range of communities, from rural schools with as few as 8 pupils to 2,000 seat theatres.

Scottish Friendly Assurance is a progressive and modern financial services group, which has been around for over 150 years. It provides investors and families with a wide range of financial products.

You can find out more about Scottish Friendly on their website(this will open in a new window).