Tag Archives: Galloway

Leading Scots Actor is Nip Nebs Fan.

When one of Scotland’s busiest actors is one of your fans then you know you must be doing something right! That’s the situation for children’s author Susi Briggs who has recently launched her new picture book featuring the character Nip Nebs so beautifully brought to life in the illustrations by artist Ruthie Redden Actor Gary […]

Nip Nebs and the Last Berry has been launched!

Illustrator Ruthie Redden at Moat Brae in Dumfries We are very excited at Curly Tale HQ to announce that Nip Nebs and the Last Berry is now available either on this website through our shop or from online and independent bookstores through the UK. The book had its first launch at the wonderful Moat Brae […]

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 […]

Author Gives Green Light

We’re delighted that the author Alasdair Hutton and the illustrator William Gorman have given the green light to the final proof of Mustard and Pepper. So today, after working on the layout, Shalla Gray has sent the file to the printer. We use a Scottish printer (in fact one based in the next town, J […]

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 […]

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 […]