Tag Archives: Wigtown

Fantastic Spring Weekend

We had a great set of events at this year’s Wigtown Spring Weekend with a range of authors and storytellers dropping in to our shop in Scotland’s National Booktown. Amanda Sunderland brought along her little dog who inspired her first book for children – Wee McAsh to the Rescue. She’s now busy creating another adventure […]

Beltie Tales at Big DoG in Dumfries!

  We had a fabulous time at the first Big DoG Festival held in Dumfries organised by the Wigtown Festival Company. We were really chuffed to be asked to take part in what was a fantastic line-up of writers, musicians and storytellers including Debi Gliori, Jonathan Meres, Mairi Hedderwick and Chae Strathie. We read all […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Mini Maxwell Library Tour

We’ve finished our mini Maxwell tour of Dumfries and Galloway libraries. It was a reminder to us of just how big our region is! Our trip to Langholm took us on a 180 mile round trip from our HQ near Wigtown. We had a great time and met some lovely children in Dumfries, Stranraer, Annan […]