Tag Archives: Wigtown

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 […]

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 […]