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 [...]

A Wee Bird Was Watching

Karine Polwart and Kate Leiper have done a number of events to celebrate the recent publication of their gorgeous picture book, A Wee Bird Was Watching. Here they are at the end of a very long [...]

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 [...]

It’s all about the cows…

In one of those strange coincidences in the Fraser Ross Associates stable, we’re proud to present not one but TWO picture books featuring cows. Magna Cow emerged from the fevered [...]

Eilidh Muldoon’s new colouring book

Following the huge success of Eilidh’s wonderful colouring books – – Birlinn Books has published her latest – and this one introduces Charles Rennie Mackintosh. [...]

Hannah Foley and how she drew Billy Hippo

Scottish Book Trust has posted an interview with Exeter-based illustrator, Hannah Foley in which she reveals the story behind the story of How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim. Billy’s story is [...]

Lari Don’s blog tour – celebrating monsters

The Secret of the Loch Ness Monster by Lari Don, stunningly illustrated by Natasa Ilincic is already a runaway success just weeks after publication. It’s a gorgeous book, and, as one would [...]

Books recommended for less robust readers aged 3 to 13

Beanstalk, the charity that recruits, trains and supports volunteers to provide one-to-one literacy support in early years settings and primary schools to children who have fallen behind with [...]

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