Kids and Teens

Sep 142012
Janet Smyth, Children's Director, Edinburgh Book Fest: Q&A

Janet Smyth is the Children’s Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and as such is responsible for selecting which authors and events make up the Children’s programme at the book festival. Janet took time out of her busy schedule to answer my questions.   Andy Jamieson: This is your second year as Children’s Director […]

Sep 112012
Jonathan Emmett Q & A - September 2012

Jonathan Emmett is one of the finest children’s picture book writers at work today. His most recent book, Callum’s Incredible Construction Kit (out now, £6.99, published by Egmont Books), is his 50th book. He kindly took time out of his busy schedule to answer my questions….   Andy Jamieson: What was the inspiration for your […]

Aug 312012
Chris Priestley (EIBF 2012): Event review

Chris Priestley at the Edinburgh International Book Festival Sunday 26th August, 5 til 6pm   When this man speaks, you listen. Chris Priestley returned to the Edinburgh International Book Festival for the second year running, and was pleasingly enough in a bigger venue more suited to him (the RBS Corner Theatre, instead of the smaller, […]

Aug 242012
Chris Priestley: Edinburgh International Book Festival 2012

Sunday 26th August, 5pm til 6pm, RBS Corner Theatre, EIBF, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh For those of you out there paying attention, Chris Priestley is one of the finest literary horror writers of recent times. It just so happens his books are sold in the teen/YA section of bookstores. Some attempt by his publisher, Bloomsbury, has […]