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 on taking a trip to the Book Festival with your school, plus information on our outreach work.

Baillie Gifford 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.

How To Book

You can book tickets for the Schools Programme online or using the booking form in the Schools brochure

Outreach: Booked!

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