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Fitba, Fitba, Fitba

23 Nov, 2022

Fitba, Fitba, Fitba

We kicked aff oor latest beuk jist in time fur e Warld Cup!  Fitba Legends tells e stories o Denis Law an Rose Reilly - Scotland's twa best fitba players.  Jackie wis fair trickit tae meet up wi sum o Dennis' faimly an hear fit they thocht o e beuk. She learnt a few faimly tales inna bit she's nae tellin!  Fit a rare time she hid wi Diana, Gary, Ian an Diana.  Sae iv ye get scunnert watchin e warld Cup ye can order a beuk fae e wabsite an hae a gran read.  As weel as learnin aboot Denis an Rose, ye'll pick up sum rare fitba facts inna.

 

We kicked off our latest book just in time for the World Cup!  Fitba Legends tells the stories of Denis Law and Rose Reilly - Scotland's two best football players.  Jackie was delighted to meet up with some of Dennis' family and hear what they thought of the book. She learnt a few family tales as well but she's not telling!  What a great ime she had with Diana, Gary, Ian and Diana.  So if you get fed up watching the warld Cup you can order a book from the website and have a grand read.  As well as learning about Denis and Rose, you'll pick up some interesting football facts as well.

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Yuletime Special

13 Nov, 2022

Yuletime Special

We're gaun green for Yule!  We've fun oorsels we sum damaged beuks bit raither than fling thim oot we thocht fit wye nae recycle thim intae sumthin else?  Sae we cum up wi e idea o makin Yule decorations sae e wee robin reidbreest an e polar bear can bring a bittie Yuletide cheer tae fowk's hooses iss December. Hae a leukie at oor shop fur e Yuletide Beuk Bunnle iv ye wint tae get crafty (an environmintally freenly) iss Christmas.

We're gone green for Christmas!  We discovered we have some damaged books but rather than throw them out we thoght why not recycle them into something else?  So we came up with the idea of making Yule decorations so the little robin redbreast and the polar bear can bring a bit of Yuletide cheer to people's houses this December. Have a look at our shop for the Yuletide Beuk Bunnle if you want to get crafty (and environmentally friendly) this Christmas.

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Scots Language Awards Nominees

16 Sep, 2022

Scots Language Awards Nominees

We're fair chufft tae say aat we've been nominated in twa categories o iss year's Scots Language Awards.  Jackie his been nominated in e best spikker category an 'The Tint Aig' is in e best bairn's beuk category.  We'd be affa gratfu iv ye'd gee's yer vote.  An Sheena's nominated inna.  Jist click here tae see aa e nominees:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DUNDEE2022

We're delighted to say that we've been nominated in two categories of this year's Scots Language Awards.  Jackie has been nominated in the best speaker category and 'The Tint Aig' is in the best children's book category.  We'd be very grateful if you would give us your vote.  And Sheena is nominated too.  Just click here to see all the nominees:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DUNDEE2022

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Cedric e Flapper Skate Buik Launch

25 Aug, 2022

Cedric e Flapper Skate Buik Launch

Siller Spray Acteevity Wikend an Cedric e Flapper Skate Buik Launch at Macduff Marine Aquarium on 17th an 18th September

Cum alang an help shellebrate 25 year o Macduff Marine Aquarium an learn aa aboot een o Scotland’s critically endangered native species, e flapper skate, wi e launch o oor bran-neyw buik Cedric e Flapper Skate!

E wikend’ll feature a hillock o fun fur aa e faimly, includin

  • live storytellin wi e author Jackie Ross an BSL interpreter, Lesley Crerar (Saturday ainly)
  • a puckle acteevities tae help ye learn mair aboot flapper skates
  • a luik at Climate change an fit ye can dee tae help, wi Aiberdeen Climate Action (Saturday ainly)
  • speecial Rockpoolin sessions wi e Aiberdeenshire Ranger Service focusin on sea weeds! Iss sessions maun be bookt aheid o time; click tae buik fur Saturdayor Sunday at 11am.  
  • FOMMA (Friends of Macduff Marine Aquarium) will be on haun wi fun games an wildlife spottin inna  

Hae a go at oor Flapper Skate trail, art acteevities, jyne in wi e aquarium talks, feeds an dinna miss e dive shows!

Ere’s boun tae be sumthin fur aabdy!

 

Silver Spray Activity Weekend and Cedric e Flapper Skate Book Launch at Macduff Marine Aquarium on 17th and 18th September

Come help shellebrate 25 years of Macduff Marine Aquarium and learn all about one of Scotland’s critically endangered native species, the flapper skate, with the launch of our brand-new book Cedric e Flapper Skate!

The weekend will feature lots of fun for all the family, including

  • live storytelling with the author Jackie Ross and BSL interpreter (Saturday only)
  • various activities to help you learn about flapper skates
  • a look at Climate change and what you can do to help, with Aberdeen Climate Action (Saturday only)
  • special Rockpooling sessions with the Aberdeenshire Ranger Service focusing on sea weeds! These sessions must be booked in advance; click to book for Saturdayor Sunday at 11am.  
  • FOMMA (Friends of Macduff Marine Aquarium) will also be on hand with fun games and wildlife spotting.  

Have a go at our Flapper Skate trail, art activities, join in with the aquarium talks, feeds and don't miss the dive shows!

There is bound to be something for everyone!

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