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Nip Nebs Trail at the Big Lit Festival

The fabulous Nip Nebs interactive story trail will be part of the fabulous annual Big Lit Festival in Gatehouse of Fleet this April (2018). Storyteller Susi Briggs and Ruthie Redden will be leading an exciting trail exploring the enchanting world created by Nip Nebs (Jack Frost). Help Ruthie find the pixies while diddle daddling with […]

First Book Signing Event for Nip Nebs’ duo.

First time author Susi Briggs and illustrator Ruthie Redden were captured on camera seeing their book for the first time. The friends had been working on the idea of the picture book for four years and were thinking they would have to self publish using crowd funding because of the story being in Scots. But […]

Nip Nebs Has Arrived!

We’re delighted to announce that our fantastic new book has now arrived back from the printers and the first pre-ordered copies are now in the post. We’re just thrilled with this beautiful book by Susi Briggs and Ruthie Redden. It features a lovely foil embellishment on the cover which is a first for Curly Tale […]

Fabulous New Scots Picture Book

  FANFARE PLEASE! We are delighted to announce that we are currently (impatiently) awaiting the arrival of our new picture book ‘Nip Nebs.’ We’re hoping this beautiful book will be at Curly Tale HQ in Wigtown (Scotland’s National Booktown) during early December, but you can pre-order through our shop on this website and we’ll post […]

The Curly Tale Team at Littles Market in Edinburgh

We’re going to be at the Fruitmarket Gallery at the end of October for their annual Littles Market. We’re very excited about taking part and we’ll be showcasing our own books and other lovely children’s books from the growing number of artists and writers now living in Dumfries and Galloway. We’ll also be doing two […]

Lovely New Mugs

  We are REALLY excited to be launching our lovely new mugs featuring the cover illustrations of Charlotte’s Woolly Yarn, Big Bill the Beltie Bull and Big Bill’s Beltie Bairns at Wigtown Show next week. After that they’ll be available from our children’s book shop in Wigtown and we’ll also make them available from our online […]