Tag Archive | Theresa Breslin

Catalyst Longlist launch

Report by Mrs Connor, Chryston High School Thursday 29th November at Coatbridge Library saw the Catalyst Book Awards 2013 being launched. In the audience were pupils from Coatbridge and Caldervale High Schools along with a group of visiting Russian librarians, all excited to find out which books had made it onto the longlist. Catalyst Award […]

Catalyst Encounters: Theresa Breslin @ Cardinal Newman

Theresa Breslin visited Taylor High School and Cardinal Newman High School as part of the Catalyst Encounters Tour 2012. Pupils from Bellshill Academy joined the audience at Cardinal Newman.

Catalyst Encounters 2012

We’ve got a fantastic set of author tours on the horizon, with pupils across North Lanarkshire having a chance to meet some wonderful Scottish authors: Des Dillon, Linda Strachan, Theresa Breslin and Keith Gray. 2nd October Caldervale High School, Airdrie Coatbridge High School 12th October Calderhead High School, Shotts Coltness High School, Cambusnethan 25th October […]

Theresa Breslin Q&A

What book are you reading just now? (Amy) I’m reading Spider by Linda Strachan – very exciting! How did you start writing your book? (Sara) I usually use a pencil and notepad for first notes and just scribble words and phrases that come into my head. Where did you get your initial ideas? (Sarah, Sophie, […]

Catalyst Awards Ceremony 2009

Many congratulations to Theresa Breslin, whose novel, ‘The Nostradamus Prophecy‘ is the winner of the North Lanarkshire Catalyst Teenage Book Awards 2009. Over 700 votes were cast from teenagers in secondary schools and public libraries across North Lanarkshire. The Awards ceremony took place at St Maurice’s High School on October 8th, with an audience of over 260 pupils from […]

Shortlist event

The Catalyst Fiction Group presented the shortlist for this year’s Catalyst Awards at New Stevenson Public Library on March 5th, 2009, which also happens to be World Book Day. The final four are: The Nostradamus Prophecy by Theresa Breslin The Hundred-towered City by Garry Kilworth The Lost Art by Simon Morden Accidental Friends by Helena […]

Reactions to Catalyst

Garry Kilworth – The Hundred-Towered City Garry Kilworth says – I´m very excited and more than pleased to be on such a prestigious shortlist and in such excellent company. I shall look forward to my visit to Scotland with great enthusiasm.  Although I’ve visited Scotland on many occasions, and love it, I don´t remember spending […]

Possible nominations

Any of these books could be shortlisted for the Catalyst Book Awards 2009. What’s your opinion? Mark Barratt: Joe Rat Stephen Baxter: The H Bomb Girl Theresa Breslin: The Nostradamus Prophecy N.M. Browne: Shadow Web Mike Carey: Confessions of a Blabbermouth Sonya Hartnett: Ghost Child Julie Hearn: Hazel Laura Ellen Kennedy: My Best Friend’s Brother […]