Tag Archives: books

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 […]

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 […]

Wild Fayre at the Wild Film Festival Scotland

We’re going to be in Dumfries this Saturday (25th March) for the Wild Film Fayre being held at the Theatre Royal. We’re going to be in great company alongside talented craftspeople from all over Dumfries and Galloway. We’ll have a stand featuring our lovely books and books by our friends who are also writers and […]

Scottish Book Trade Conference

  Shalla and Jayne attended the Scottish Book Trade Conference in Edinburgh recently wearing their hats as publishers and as booksellers. The conference attracts representatives from all aspects of the world of books including wholesalers, publishing companies big and small, and booksellers from independents like Curly Tale Books to high street chains like Waterstones.  It […]

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 […]