Tag Archives: Wigtown Booktown

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 […]

Busy Week at Wigtown Book Festival and Big Wig Festival

Jayne with Big Wig We’re having a really busy time at this year’s annual Wigtown Book Festival which includes the Big Wig children’s festival. Jayne’s enjoying her five minutes of fame pictured here with the Big Wig mascot and the photo was featured on the BBC’s article about the festival. Shalla took part in a […]

Celebration Time – Our Wigtown Shop is Three!

  We can’t believe it’s three years since we took over the children’s bookshop in Wigtown! We’re pictured here with the very wonderful Fiona Murphy who had owned The Box of Frogs bookshop for fifteen years and been an important part of the growth of Scotland’s National Book Town. She was a very hard act […]

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 […]