Scottish Book Trust to donate half a million books to primary schools

Scottish Book Trust will give away half a million books to pupils in Primary 1-3 as part of Book Week Scotland, which is taking place this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust announces author residencies

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HarperCollins to give Scottish schools over £1m worth of free books

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Scottish Book Trust receives £40,000 to help Glasgow children read

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Scottish Book Trust reveals New Writers Award winners

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Scottish Book Trust increases festival fee to promote author 'fairness'

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