Scottish Book Trust
Scottish Book Trust is the leading agency for the promotion of literature, reading and writing.
Every year, Scottish Book Trust:
· Runs the Scottish Children’s Book Awards, voted for by over 35,000 children across Scotland
· Broadcasts Authors Live in partnership with BBC Scotland Learning
· Brings authors to 9,000 children through the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour
· Gifts a Bookbug P1 Family Pack to every P1 pupil in Scotland
· Offers professional development opportunities for teachers and writers to explore creative learning for literacy together.
· Develops resources to support hundreds of teachers and librarians improve literacy
· Funds over 1,200 literature events connecting 50,000 readers with writers through Live Literature Funding
· Reaches every baby in Scotland through its Bookbug book gifting programme
· Champions and supports over 400 Scottish writers and illustrators throughout their careers
· Promotes the joy of reading and writing to 200,000 online visitors a year, including teenagers
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