Tag Archives: Belties

Brilliant Competition to Celebrate the Beltie Bairns Third birthday!

We’ve got a great competition over on our facebook page to win this lovely A3 print of an illustration by Shalla Gray from our book Big Bill and the Beltie Bairns. We’re celebrating that it’s now three years since we first launched our second Beltie book. So many people have loved this book that we […]

Mini Library Tour in Dumfries and Galloway

  We’ve had great fun during Book Week Scotland touring some of the wonderful libraries in Dumfries and Galloway. We started off at Castle Douglas and have also been to Gatehouse of Fleet, Lochside and Lochthorn in Dumfries and Stranraer. We’ve been reading our latest book Big Bill and the Larking Lambs to lots of […]

Busy Times at Curly Tales

We’ve been really busy with our publishing and with our lovely shop in Wigtown but here’s a quick catch up of what we’ve been up to. The delightful author Julie Bowmaker visited the shop recently to read from her book ‘Tales of Fantasy and Magic’ which features illustrations by Margaret Walty. All the proceeds of the […]

Fantastic First Spring Weekend

We had a really fantastic time at our first Spring Book Weekend in Wigtown. We were absolutely delighted with the audiences who came along to see the authors and illustrators at our four events. Silly songstress Renita Boyle gave a preview of her new book Honk Honk Rattle Rattle with illustrator Mike Abel showing visitors […]

Celebrate Spring with Curly Tale Books

We’re delighted to be taking part in the Spring Book Festival in Wigtown, Scotland’s National Booktown. We’ve previously launched two of our books at the annual event thanks to Fiona Murphie and her lovely bookshop The Box of Frogs. Well that lovely bookshop is now under our management and has been transformed into Curly Tale […]

Mini Festival Tour

So we’ve finished our mini library tour just in time for our mini festival tour! We’ve been invited to three festivals over the next few weeks so we have a busy time ahead. First of all you’ll find Jayne and Shalla doing separate events at the #Wigtown Book Festival. Jayne will be appearing with storyteller […]