Tag Archives: Scots

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]