Tag Archives: Children’s Books

New Product Launch

  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 […]

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 […]

Wee McAsh helps to make Saturday Civilised!

We’re delighted that Wee McAsh, the star of his own book by Amanda Sunderland, will be driving to Curly Tale Books on Saturday 26th November to sign copies. This date is Civilised Saturday, the antidote to the chaos of Black Friday where people can support their local independent shops and browse for Christmas gifts in […]

Reading Agency Day in Glasgow

We had a really wonderful day at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow courtesy of the Reading Agency and Bertrams Books. The day was designed to link Scottish publishers with librarians from all over the country. The Reading Agency is a charitable organisation which works to promote reading for all ages. Although our books are well-known […]

Independent Bookshop Week

  We’re thrilled to be participating in Independent Bookshop Week for the first time between 18th and 25th June. We have lots of special deals including £1 off every new Where’s Wally book and the very funny 13 Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths for just £1! On Saturday 18th June we have artist Amanda Sunderland […]

Launch of Sammy the Rainbow Snail

  We’ve launched our fabulous new book Sammy the Rainbow Snail by Alan Grant and Shalla Gray. We held a really fun event at our new shop Curly Tale Books in Wigtown, Scotland’s National Booktown during Book Week Scotland! Apart from a reading of the book by the author and illustrator we had snail racing, […]

Psst…do you want to know a secret…promise you’ll tell everyone!

FANFARE PLEASE! We’re delighted to announce that Curly Tale Books will be taking over the Box of Frogs children’s bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland’s National Booktown. Owner Fiona Murphie was one of the first people to open a bookshop in Wigtown and she played a key role in helping the town to gain it’s National Booktown status. […]

Sammy the Rainbow Snail – new book by Alan Grant

The fabulous new book by comic book legend and graphic novelist Alan Grant has gone to the printers and we’re hoping for a launch at the beginning of December. The second book for children from the writer more familiar to readers of Batman, Judge Dread and 2000AD has been illustrated by Shalla Gray with wonderfully […]