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    Happy World Book Day!

    by  • 5 March 2015 • 0 Comments

    The days are getting longer, the nights are getting shorter, and today is a whole day for celebrating books! Lots of our authors have been out and about this week, shouting from the rooftops about how great books are and getting school kids using their imaginations to create brilliant stories. Read on to find...

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    Kelpies Prize Countdown: #FlorisDesign meets Luke Newell

    by  • 11 February 2015 • 0 Comments

    Illustrator of… With just over two weeks to go until the Kelpies Prize 2015 submission deadline (28th February), #FlorisDesign thought we’d take a look back at the work of Luke Newell, illustrator of the 2013 Kelpies Prize Winner, Attack of the Giant Robot Chickens. It’s been almost two years since Luke Newell began to...

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    The Floris Books Picture Book Process

    by  • 28 January 2015 • 0 Comments

    Tam Linn covers

    Once upon a time, a writer wrote a story and a publishing house decided that it was so fantastic, they wanted to share it with the rest of the world.  “This story will delight children so much more if it is illustrated!” the writer said.  “We agree,” said the publisher, “we’ll get our best...

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    Wee Granny on CBeebies to celebrate Burns Night

    by  • 22 January 2015 • 0 Comments

    Wee Granny's Magic Bag book cover

    In a very exciting first for Floris, our Picture Kelpie Wee Granny’s Magic Bag will appear on the big screen – well, the television screen at least! – this Burns Night (January 25th). Wee Granny’s Magic Bag, written by Elizabeth McKay and illustrated by Maria Bogade, will be read by none other than the...

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