Tag Archives: Children’s Books

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 […]

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 […]

Nip Nebs Trail at the Big Lit Festival

The fabulous Nip Nebs interactive story trail will be part of the fabulous annual Big Lit Festival in Gatehouse of Fleet this April (2018). Storyteller Susi Briggs and Ruthie Redden will be leading an exciting trail exploring the enchanting world created by Nip Nebs (Jack Frost). Help Ruthie find the pixies while diddle daddling with […]

The Curly Tale Team at Littles Market in Edinburgh

We’re going to be at the Fruitmarket Gallery at the end of October for their annual Littles Market. We’re very excited about taking part and we’ll be showcasing our own books and other lovely children’s books from the growing number of artists and writers now living in Dumfries and Galloway. We’ll also be doing two […]

Lovely New Mugs

  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 […]