Baillie Gifford Big Book Giveaway

FREE Books for Pupils

What better way for your pupils to enjoy our online events this year than by receiving a free copy of one of the featured books to read at home or in the classroom? For EVERY event in the Baillie Gifford Schools Programme five lucky classes will receive a book for every pupil. With 8 eligible events for primary school pupils and 6 eligible events for secondary school pupils, that’s a lot of free books to give away! To register your class for this great offer go to and complete the application form. Terms and conditions apply.

A Book Bundle for all Schools

If your class isn’t selected to receive a free title for every pupil, don’t worry! Every school who registers their school will also be given  a selection of books for their school library.

Terms and conditions apply:

  • Schools will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • However, in the case of excessive demand, the Book Festival reserves the right to prioritise applications from schools with most pressing financial need.
  • Only applications submitted via the form listed on the Book Festival’s website will be considered.
  • All applications must be received by Friday 18 June; any received after this deadline will be considered ineligible. — Only Scottish schools are eligible to apply.