Tag Archives: Scots language

In the News!

We’re very excited to see such great coverage of our new book in the Scottish media! Susi and Ruthie’s new book has been featured in newspapers and magazines across Dumfries and Galloway. In fact they were front page news in the Galloway Gazette! The publication of the book Nip Nebs and the Last Berry was […]

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 […]

Curly Tale Books at Wigtown Book Festival 2019

Renita Boyle reads from Strange Visitor We’ve had a really wonderful time at this year’s Wigtown Book Festival with our authors and illustrators appearing across the ten days of the main programme and, in particular, the children’s Big Wig section. Shalla Gray was invited to read our Beltie titles and Charlotte’s Woolly Yarn (one as […]

Are you ready to meet the Strange Visitor?

The Strange Visitor We are very excited to announce the arrival of the Strange Visitor! Based on an old Scots tale this new version has been retold by storyteller Renita Boyle with amazing art work by illustrator Mike Abel. This is the second time this author and artist team have worked together, the first time […]

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 […]

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 […]