Each year we welcome the best and brightest authors and illustrators for children and teens to take part in the Book Festival and our events for schools are created with the Curriculum for Excellence in mind.

Browse the pages below for more details about how to enjoy Book Festival events with your school, plus information on our outreach work.

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Schools Programme

Featuring the finest authors and illustrators for children and teens, our events for schools take many forms, from storytelling and author interviews to Q&A sessions and creative workshops.

Outreach: On the Road

Our outreach programme of On the Road events, takes our world class authors into various venues beyond the Festival site, throughout the year.

Books and Bookshops

Take advantage of the many opportunities to get exciting new resources for your pupils and schools