Category Archive: Authors’ Visits

Book Week Scotland Begins! Welcome Tom Foster Comics Artist 19 November 2018

Book Week Scotland began on Monday 19 November and we were ready for an exciting week, bursting with events, activities, visitors, competitions, music, cakes & lots of books! We are all read to party and celebrate Book Week Scotland and are absolutely buzzin’! #bookparty #bookweekready #rebellibrary #BringItOn 📚😃🎊💜📚 Welcome Tom Foster Big welcome to our …

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Author Danny Weston Visit 3 September 2018

Our S1 cohort enjoyed a fabulous visit from award-winning Danny Weston on Monday 3 September. Danny won the Scottish Children’s Book Award in 2016 for his powerful historical horror novel The Piper. His novel, The Haunting of Jessop Rise, is a chilling haunted house story set in rural Wales. Pupils asked Danny lots of questions …

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Award-Winning Author Danny Weston To Visit On Monday 3 September 2018

We are looking forward to welcoming Danny Weston to school on Monday 3 September. His books for young adults are guaranteed to send shivers down spines. Danny won the Scottish Children’s Book Award in 2016 for his powerful historical horror novel The Piper. His novel, The Haunting of Jessop Rise, is a chilling haunted house …

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Theresa Breslin Visit on the 21st of March 2018

Theresa Breslin Carnegie Medal-Winning and Acclaimed Author  – Visit to school on Wednesday 21 March We enjoyed two tremendous sessions on Wednesday 21 March when author Theresa Breslin visited school and met all of our S3 cohort in two sessions. Theresa Breslin is the critically acclaimed award-winning author of over forty books across a range of …

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Theresa Breslin in EA!

Carnegie Medal Winning Author VISIT TO ELGIN ACADEMY Theresa Breslin Wednesday 21 March 2018 THERESA BRESLIN is the critically acclaimed award-winning author of over forty books across a range of genres and ages. Her work has appeared on television, radio and stage, and is read world-wide in many languages. Theresa Breslin’s new novel The Rasputin Dagger is …

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Theresa Breslin – The Rasputin Dagger

Theresa Breslin The Rasputin Dagger – S3 Book Talk Theresa Breslin is an award winning Scottish author, Carnegie Medal winning author and the critically acclaimed award-winning author of over forty books across a range of genres and ages. Her work has appeared on television, radio and stage, and is read world-wide in many languages. She …

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Gill Arbuthnott in EA!

Dracula Detectives – Fangs for the Fun! We were delighted to welcome author and science writer Gill Arbuthnott to school on Wednesday 15 November. She worked with all of S1 in the library during three exciting and innovative workshops. In fun and interactive sessions, pupils discovered how infectious diseases are spread, using the scenario of …

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Author Gill Arbuthnott Visits EA

Dracula Detectives – Fangs for the Fun! Author Gill Arbuthnott will be in the library on Wednesday 15 November, to deliver three incredibly exciting and innovative science workshops to all of our S1 cohort. Pupils will discover who in their class is a vampire and, ultimately, who in their class is Dracula. We are all …

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Lin Anderson – Author Visit

Author Visit – Lin Anderson On Monday 25 September, we welcomed author Lin Anderson to the library, when she worked with two Higher English classes. Lin talked to the pupils about the Structure of Story and left notes on writing a crime story. Big Thanks to Scottish Book Trust and its Live Literature Funding for …

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Lin Anderson – Tartan Noir author in EA!

On Monday 25 September, we welcome author Lin Anderson to the school library, when she will talk to two Higher English classes. Lin Anderson is best known as the creator of the forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod series of crime thriller novels, and for her part in founding the annual ‘Bloody Scotland’ crime writing festival. Lin …

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