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Elgin Academy Goes To The Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019

On 22 and 23 August 2019, a group of 38 pupils from S2 – S6, with staff Mrs Toonen, Mrs Bodiam, Mr Smith and Miss Weir, participated in one of the world’s leading book festivals. This hugely exciting event included sessions with top authors Darren Shan, Doug Johnstone, Tom Pollock, Muhammad Khan and Laura Bates, as well as opportunities to browse the bookshops and soak up the Festival atmosphere in Charlotte Square Book Village.

This two day event ensured lots of learning, sharing of ideas and plans to take back to school, as well as a large amount of books! However, a huge part of this trip for everyone, was participating in the sheer pleasure of excitement of being at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

We all enjoyed an amazing time at The Edinburgh International Book Festival and left with bags of books, fabulous memories and a great bunch of pupils.

Thank you to the Edinburgh International Book Festival organisers for an incredible two days and thank you to our amazing pupils and staff on this trip. They did @TeamElginAcad proud.

More photos and a report of the trip are on the Library pages of the school website.

Mrs Toonen was The CILIPS Library and Information Professional of the Year 2018!

Read the article on Mrs T by clicking the link below:

“The following is a guest post by Shelagh Toonen as part of our focus on members and their sectors”






Librarian: Shelagh Toonen
Tel: (01343) 543485
Email: shelagh.toonen@moray-edunet.gov.uk

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