The Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour Jamboree took place at the city’s Royal Concert Hall to mark the 20th anniversary of the tour. 2,000 P4-P7 pupils from 22 local authorities were treated to a free, fun-filled day of reading, writing and drawing. Appearing at the event were: Jacqueline Wilson, author of Tracy Beaker; Chris Riddell, former Children’s Laureate; Cressida Cowell, author of How to Train Your Dragon; The Etherington Brothers, creators of comic Money Nuts; and Pamela Butchart, author of The Spy Who Loves School Dinners.
We’ve a great video of the event – check it out by clicking on the image above.
Take a look at our short video of where each of the authors are touring across the UK. Maybe they are coming to a school near you?
A look back over the last 20 years of the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour and where it all began.