Tag Archive | Paul Dowswell

Catalyst Winner 2010

North Lanarkshire teenagers have voted Spider the winner of the Catalyst Teenage Book Award for 2010. Congratulations to the fabulous Linda Strachan, and commiserations to the lovely Tim Bowler and Paul Dowswell. The awards took place at St Aidan’s High School, Wishaw, on Thursday 28th October. Full details here. Advertisements

Catalyst Awards Ceremony – 28th October 2010

The scene is set at St Aidan’s High School, Wishaw. Three authors, chuffed to be the lucky three from the original 24, sit on the stage, wondering if they are the winner of this year’s award, but we’re making them wait a bit. Schools from across North Lanarkshire have filed into the hall, eyeing up the […]

Review Competition Result

This year, Catalyst readers had the chance to win a prize for sharing their thoughts on one of the shortlisted books. All reviews received were automatically entered in the competition. Individuals competed for a choice of book tokens or an iPod. The school with the best collection of reviews was awarded a prize of an […]

Catalyst Author Tour 2010

The day before the Catalyst Awards, each author traversed North Lanarkshire schools to speak to groups of teenagers. Here’s a taster of their travels. Linda Strachan visited St Ambrose High School, Coatbridge and Braidhurst High School, Motherwell. Paul Dowswell visited St Maurice’s High School, Cumbernauld, and Airdrie Academy. Nicola Cameron, LRC Manager:  The author visit went […]