Merry Christmas OFFER

We have a great offer this Christmas as a thank you to all our customers (old and new). Just order any two books from our online shop and we’ll send you a copy of The Quite Big Rock for free! Order any four books and we’ll add a copy of The Quite Big Rock for […]

The Scottish Granny Reads our Scots Book

We were VERY excited when we realised that our wonderful winter book Nip Nebs by Susi Briggs and Ruthe Redden had been featured on The Scottish Granny Facebook page. Just click on The Scottish Granny to follow the link. The page first went viral when the expatriate Scot, now living in Australia, was filmed reading […]

Celebration Time – Our Wigtown Shop is Three!

  We can’t believe it’s three years since we took over the children’s bookshop in Wigtown! We’re pictured here with the very wonderful Fiona Murphy who had owned The Box of Frogs bookshop for fifteen years and been an important part of the growth of Scotland’s National Book Town. She was a very hard act […]

Twenty Years of Wigtown Book Town

  We’re all geared up for this year’s amazing Wigtown Book Festival. We’ve got more wonderful books in stock than we’ve every had before and we’re looking forward to meeting lots of lovely people over the next ten days. There are packed festival programmes for both children and adults, and we have two of our […]

Wheedleneeps!

We’re very excited that Wheedleneeps is now back from the printer and available to order in our online shop! This beautifully illustrated story tells the dark tale of a turnip loving brownie who doesn’t care who gets hurt in the path of his runaway greed for the root. But the woodland animals join forces to […]

Curly Tale Books at Wigtown Book Festival

We’re delighted that two of our authors will be taking part in this year’s Wigtown Book Festival which runs from the 21st to the 30th September 2018. This year is particularly exciting as it’s the 20th birthday of the Wigtown becoming the Scotland’s National Book Town and the Book Festival. Susi Briggs will be bringing her […]

Meet Us at Beetroot Sauvage!

We’re really looking forward to doing a reading and activity event this Saturday (4th August 2018) at a lovely cafe in Edinburgh called Beetroot Sauvage.  We’ll be there from 11am with our Beltie stories and fun activities. Shalla used to live in Edinburgh so is really looking forward to going back to the city. And […]

Counting Down to New Book Launch

We’re delighted that the new book from storyteller Sandy McKnight is about to go to the printer! Shalla has been busy creating the most wonderful pen and ink drawings to illustrate the book and her incredible pointillism technique means that they reflect hours of intensive work. But they’re worth it and the finished book will […]

Competition Time

Woop Woop! We’re celebrating gaining 1000 likes on our facebook page with a great competition. You have a chance to win one of four lovely books by just commenting on the post. Why not take a look and you can keep up to date with events and news by liking the page. Just follow the […]