Tag Archives: Dumfries and Galloway

New Products featuring Mustard & Pepper

Coaster with mug We are very excited have in stock a really lovely china mug featuring some of the beautiful watercolour illustrations by William Gorman, created for the book Mustard & Pepper by Alasdair Hutton. The mugs were designed by Shalla Gray from William Gorman’s original painting, and created for us by Galloway Graphics based […]

New Illustration for Charlotte’s Woolly Yarn

New illustration for Charlotte’s Woolly Yarn Earlier this year we were (to be honest) surprised to discover that we had almost run out of copies of Charlotte’s Woolly Yarn, one of our first books written and illustrated by Shalla Gray. We know it’s one of our most popular titles but even so we were somewhat […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Book from the Curly Tale Team

We’re delighted to announce that illustrator Shalla Gray has started creating the pictures for a new book written by Jayne Baldwin. The story will be the third in the Beltie series and will feature not only Big Bill the Beltie Bull but also the Beltie Bairns – Bertie and Buntie, and some very cheeky sheep […]

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. […]