Tag Archives: Scots language

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 […]

First Book Signing Event for Nip Nebs’ duo.

First time author Susi Briggs and illustrator Ruthie Redden were captured on camera seeing their book for the first time. The friends had been working on the idea of the picture book for four years and were thinking they would have to self publish using crowd funding because of the story being in Scots. But […]