Discovery Point, Dundee

  Many thanks to Discovery Point, Dundee for letting me use the Falcon Scott suite for today's event. A fantastic function room with a stunning view. Unfortunately, no visitors came to the room to do the free craft activities! However, Kit and I enjoyed colouring in the ships and doing the wordsearches. It was also a great place to do some people-watching. Hoping to have attendees at our next event!

Dundee Central Library

  Kathryn Holme had a great time this morning at Dundee Central Library. Many thanks to Dundee Libraries for organising the session and to all those who came. (We've not included any photos of the children but the event was well attended.) Copies of Captain Kit are available to borrow from the library.

The Golden Wizard Book Prize 2024 winner

  Delighted that Captain Kit has been chosen as a winner of  The Golden Wizard Book Prize  2024. July 12, 2024 Kathryn Holme's Captain Kit is a true standout in the world of children's literature! If you were to sail across the deep blue seas in search of a pirate book as fun as this one, you'd be hard-pressed to find anything that comes close. It is a real goldmine of fun, packed with silliness, repetition, and a whimsical crew of characters that bring joy and laughter, making it impossible to read without a smile on your face. Holme has crafted a rare treasure that will be adored by readers, no matter their age. Every page showcases her incredible imagination and talent, the inventive storyline skillfully imparts lessons on healthy eating to children in a playful way that they'll grasp and enjoy. The flawless rhymes give it a musical touch that makes reading it aloud a delight and, the thoughtful attention to detail in the bold text and vibrant illustrations make it a

July events

   July events include sessions at Dundee Libraries Monday 15th July, 11.30am RSS Discovery/ Discovery Point Dundee Thursday 18th July, 2pm to 4pm Waterstones St Andrews Wednesday 24th July, 11am Forgan's Broughty Ferry Sunday 28th July, 11am

Independent Bookshop Week

  Kathryn and Kit had a great time yesterday at  Ink and Quill  as part of Independent Bookshop Week. Many thanks to Nichola, Caitlin and Kate for making us feel welcome. 

Dream Author programme

Captain Kit features on the Dream Author programme website.  Books By Dream Authors - Dream Author (

Fife Today online article

   Captain Kit features in the online local news Fife Today .