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Two shortlistings for Talking History!

Andre Ducci’s stunning pencil-drawn and digitally coloured illustrations for Talking History have been shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards. The design and production team for the book has also been shortlisted for the British Book Design and Production Awards!

AOI World Illustration Awards – Inspiring the next generation of readers Illustration used in commercially published books for readers under 16 years. …

Tigers are Magic! CGI Schools Gala Day

Tiger Skin Rug, Joan Haig’s award-winning novel, features a tiger
with magical powers. Join Joan in this interactive session and
learn about her storybook tiger and about the magic of tigers in
the real world. Get ready for some tiger readings, a flying tiger,
and lots of tiger facts! …

Talking History in Edinburgh! 28th August

Joan Haig and Joan Lennon, authors of Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches introduce you to famous people who changed the world, from Abraham Lincoln and Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti to Helen Keller and Greta Thunberg. What made them speak out, and how did they make their point? …

ForeWord INDIES Book of the Year WINNER!

Thousands of books are entered each year, and over 100 librarians and booksellers take part in the judging process, narrowing down a group of finalists in 55 categories to Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners that truly represent the best in independent publishing. …

Tiger Skin Rug: Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award 2021

As part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books from university and independent publishers, Foreword Magazine, Inc. hosts an annual awards program each year. Finalists represent the best books published in 2021. After more than 2,500 individual titles spread across 55 genres were submitted for consideration, the Finalists were determined by Foreword’s editorial team. …

Boswell Book Festival: 9th May 2022

Event Description:
Primary 6 to S2

May 9th – virtual

Abraham Lincoln inspired a nation, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti fought for women’s rights and Greta Thunberg made her voice heard on global warming. In Talking Histories, Joan Haig and Joan Lennon describe the stirring words of 16 speakers that have formed milestones in modern history and engaged generations on important issues including war, women’s rights, climate change and civil rights. …