Photo Call: Alexander McCall Smith and James Robertson Celebrate the Publication of Precious and the Puggies

MEDIA INVITE

All News desks/Picture Desks/Arts and Entertainment Correspondents

PRESS/PHOTO CALL

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

Time: 11.30am

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.

 

Schedule

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: ali@blackandwhitepublishing.com

Contact: Alison McBride
Phone: 0131 625 4500
Email: ali@blackandwhitepublishing.com
Website: http://www.itchy-coo.com