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    Top tips for stargazing in March!

    by  • 20 March 2015 • 0 Comments

    Did you tune in to watch Stargazing Live with Professor Brian Cox on BBC last night? We certainly did and now we’ve been inspired to delve back into our essential Stargazers Almanac 2015 to find more tips for stargazing and what to watch out for in the night sky this month. Bob Mizon’s beautifully...

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    Join in with Stargazing Live 2015!

    by  • 18 March 2015 • 0 Comments

    Wrap up warm, get outside, and look up. Professor Brian Cox is back with Stargazing Live on BBC 2. If you’re an intrepid stargazer yourself you can join the Floris Books team and tune in to BBC 2 at 8pm tonight. For the next couple of days we’ll be sharing our own tips for...

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    Book covers: from concept to creation

    by  • 11 March 2015 • 0 Comments

    The Accidental Time Traveller

    Once upon a time, a writer wrote a novel and a publishing house decided that it was so fantastic, they wanted to share it with the rest of the world. “This story will reach so many more children if it is has a wonderful cover!” the writer said. “We agree,” said the publisher, “we’ll...

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    Happy World Book Day!

    by  • 5 March 2015 • 0 Comments

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    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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