Tag Archives: Wigtown

Twenty Years of Wigtown Book Town

  We’re all geared up for this year’s amazing Wigtown Book Festival. We’ve got more wonderful books in stock than we’ve every had before and we’re looking forward to meeting lots of lovely people over the next ten days. There are packed festival programmes for both children and adults, and we have two of our […]

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 […]

Nip Nebs Has Arrived!

We’re delighted to announce that our fantastic new book has now arrived back from the printers and the first pre-ordered copies are now in the post. We’re just thrilled with this beautiful book by Susi Briggs and Ruthie Redden. It features a lovely foil embellishment on the cover which is a first for Curly Tale […]

Fantastic Spring Weekend

We had a great set of events at this year’s Wigtown Spring Weekend with a range of authors and storytellers dropping in to our shop in Scotland’s National Booktown. Amanda Sunderland brought along her little dog who inspired her first book for children – Wee McAsh to the Rescue. She’s now busy creating another adventure […]

Beltie Tales at Big DoG in Dumfries!

  We had a fabulous time at the first Big DoG Festival held in Dumfries organised by the Wigtown Festival Company. We were really chuffed to be asked to take part in what was a fantastic line-up of writers, musicians and storytellers including Debi Gliori, Jonathan Meres, Mairi Hedderwick and Chae Strathie. We read all […]

Fantastic First Spring Weekend

We had a really fantastic time at our first Spring Book Weekend in Wigtown. We were absolutely delighted with the audiences who came along to see the authors and illustrators at our four events. Silly songstress Renita Boyle gave a preview of her new book Honk Honk Rattle Rattle with illustrator Mike Abel showing visitors […]

Psst…do you want to know a secret…promise you’ll tell everyone!

FANFARE PLEASE! We’re delighted to announce that Curly Tale Books will be taking over the Box of Frogs children’s bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland’s National Booktown. Owner Fiona Murphie was one of the first people to open a bookshop in Wigtown and she played a key role in helping the town to gain it’s National Booktown status. […]

Mini Festival Tour

So we’ve finished our mini library tour just in time for our mini festival tour! We’ve been invited to three festivals over the next few weeks so we have a busy time ahead. First of all you’ll find Jayne and Shalla doing separate events at the #Wigtown Book Festival. Jayne will be appearing with storyteller […]