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The Colour of Hope with Ross MacKenzie (virtual event)

An exciting virtual event unleashing the Colour of Hope with award-winning author Ross MacKenzie!

Applications for this event have now closed.

An unmissable virtual event for your pupils to see Ross MacKenzie, award-winning author of magical adventure stories, The Colour of Hope, Evernight and The Nowhere Emporium.

Ross will be talking about his latest book, The Colour of Hope, a powerful adventure of a world purged of colour by an evil Emperor and the remarkable girl who might just be able to restore light and brightness to a drab, grey empire.

The idea for this book came to Ross during lockdown when a lot of simple pleasures disappeared. The dark, colourless world he was experiencing in real life focussed the concept of this new story in his imagination. The story looks at themes of friendship, loss, betrayal and bravery, but at its very heart is hope.

Hear how he creates his immensely likeable characters and vivid fantasy worlds.

There will be time at the end for pupils to ask Ross their burning questions.

Find out more about Ross MacKenzie(this will open in a new window)

When: Wednesday 22 June 2022

Who: Primary and Secondary schools and home educators

Platform (digital event): Microsoft Teams

Cost: Fully funded

Audience: P6–S1 (ages 9–12). Older or younger audiences may apply.

Deadline: Friday 17 June, 12 noon

To take part in a digital event, please make sure you have access to:

1. Large screen with ability to receive video calls including speakers and microphone

2. High speed internet to accommodate video streaming

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