Are you sitting comfortably?

Three of our illustrators had artwork featured on the BBC website – commissions to accompany short stories for children. Jill Calder‘s illustration is the perfect accompaniment to How [...]

The January Writers’ Tweet Pitch – why not pitch in?

Friday 10th January sees the return of the popular XpoNorth Writers’ Tweet Pitch – from 9am to 9pm literary agents and publishers in Scotland will be glued to their Twitter feed, [...]

A new series from Vivian French!

Lottie Luna and the Bloom Garden is the first in a new series of books for newly fluent readers by Vivian French, with illustrations by Nathan Reed. And excellent news is that the second Lottie [...]

Castle Legends

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends was revealed last night in a packed launch event. Author Theresa Breslin and artist Kate Leiper were introduced by their respective editors, [...]

Balloon to the Moon

Gill Arbuthnott‘s latest book – Balloon to the Moon – is a fascinating history of how space fascinated the human race through the ages until eventually they developed the [...]

So you think you’ve got it bad…

It’s great news for Chae Strathie and illustrator Maris Morea – the first in a series of ‘So you think you’ve got it bad…‘ books about the Ancient Greeks has [...]

So many reasons to celebrate Jan Pienkowski!

Jan Pienkowski has been awarded BookTrust‘s Lifetime Achievement Award. It couldn’t have happened to a more talented, influential, innovative and delightful person. You can read about [...]

Walking Mountain by Joan Lennon

At various meetings with editors in London last week, amidst the pitching of FANTASTIC new books by writers and illustrators represented by Fraser Ross Associates, we found ourselves revisiting [...]

Ella Burfoot – the facts

Caroline Deacon has interviewed Ella Burfoot for the SCBWI United Kingdom online magazine, Words and Pictures. Ella is an author/illustrator (When Darkness Slipped In/Recipe for a Story/Betty and [...]

Bring us your manuscripts!

We’re teaming up with other literary agents and publishers based in Scotland, and the good people of XpoNorth for the third in our annual January Tweet Pitches. It’s a chance to pitch [...]

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