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 [...]

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 [...]

Other book festivals are available

The Edinburgh International Book Festival kicks off today – and as it’s our local, we’re particularly excited about it. FRA writers and illustrators appear at the following [...]

Going to war…

Gill Arbuthnott’s latest book is The Secret Diary of the First World War – the story of a teenager who enlists aged just 14. It’s illustrated throughout by Darren Gate and [...]

Volcanoes in the news…

Emily Dodd has written several books for the HarperCollins Big Cat series, and one, Volcanoes, may  prove useful when news bulletins are full of volcanic eruptions, most recently in Guatemala, [...]

So You Think You’ve Got It Bad?

So you think you’ve got it bad? Well, award-winning author, Chae Strathie and illustrator, Marisa Morea are here to tell you that you really don’t – not compared with a kid [...]

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair

We’re just back from this annual trade fair – a gathering of people from all over the world who work in some way with books for young people. So, walking the long rows of colourful [...]

Nature Stories

Congratulations to illustrator, Kate McLelland on her beautiful new book, ‘Ich erzähl dir die Welt’ (I tell you the World) published by German publisher, Ars Edition. It’s a [...]

Do you know about? Science

Congratulations, Emily Dodd! Her second book with Dorling Kindersley is now out and about – at a bookshop and library near you. Do you know about? Science is a rich resource, showcasing [...]

Vivian French – awarded the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award

Scottish Book Trust’s Outstanding Achievement Award 2018 has been awarded to Vivian French to mark the vast range of activities in which she’s involved throughout the UK, in addition [...]

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