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    Introducing KelpiesTeen

    by  • 10 October 2013 • Teen fiction • 0 Comments

    KelpiesTeen logo

    Floris Books is excited to announce the expansion of our Kelpies list with the introduction of KelpiesTeen, a brand new range of quality Scottish fiction for young teens! In spring 2014 we’ll publish the first four books in the new KelpiesTeen range, which is aimed at readers aged 11 to 14. The exciting novels...

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    Floris Shortlisted for Scottish Publisher of the Year

    by  • 12 August 2013 • Awards • 0 Comments

    We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Saltire Society’s first annual Scottish Publisher of the Year Award. The Saltire Society announced the creation of the award earlier this year and we, along with 18 other publishers, submitted our application and anxiously awaited the results. Floris have been shortlisted with...

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    Kelpies Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

    by  • 10 July 2013 • Children's Books • 0 Comments

    Kelpies 10th Anniversary

    This year we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of our Kelpies imprint of Scottish children’s novels.  Floris took over the Kelpies list from fellow Scottish publisher Canongate in 2002 but it wasn’t until 2003 that we published our first original Kelpie, The Chaos Clock by Gill Arbuthnott. To celebrate this milestone we gathered our...

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    Floris Hits the Headlines

    by  • 27 June 2013 • Awards, Children's Books • 0 Comments

    Floris Books article in The Herald newspaper

    We were thrilled to be featured in an article in The Herald newspaper following the announcement that we published all three books in the shortlist for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2013 Younger Readers category (8-11 years old). All the Floris team are proud of our three talented shortlisted authors Caroline Clough, Janis Mackay...

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