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A WORLD FIRST FOR THE SCOTS LANGUAGE
PRECIOUS AND THE PUGGIES by ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH
Translated into Scots by James Robertson
Subject: You are invited to send a photographer/reporter to the press call where the international bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith and Itchy Coo editor James Robertson will celebrate, along with a group of young readers from Bruntsfield Primary School, the publication of this unique book, a world first for the award winning Scots language imprint Itchy Coo.
Photo Opportunity: Alexander McCall Smith, James Robertson and Pupils from Bruntsfield Primary School Edinburgh
Venue: Fidra Books (Children’s Bookshop) 219 Bruntsfield Place Edinburgh EH10 4DH
Date: Thursday 25th February 2010
Precious and the Puggies
Precious and the Puggies by Alexander McCall Smith. Precious and the Puggies is an exciting, brand new story featuring Botswana’s Precious Ramotswe. It has been specially written by Alexander McCall Smith for Itchy Coo and will be available only in Scots in its first year of publication.
11.30am: Award winning author and Itchy Coo editor James Robertson will welcome the press and introduce the children of Bruntsfield Primary School who will read a brief extract from Precious and the Puggies
11.45am: Photo opportunity with Alexander McCall Smith, James Robertson and the pupils from Bruntsfield Primary School
12pm: Interviews with Alexander McCall Smith and James Robertson
For further information contact: Alison McBride at Black & White Publishing
Tel: 0131 625 4503 E: email@example.com