Scotland's Early Literature for Children Initiative

  • Bold, Valentina (Principal Investigator)
  • Dunnigan, Sarah (Principal Investigator)

Project: Research

Project Details


I co-developed the SELCIE network with Dr Sarah Dunnigan, University of Edinburgh. We began with a conference, in Dumfries, in association with Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust, Scotland's new National Centre for Children's Storytelling and Literature.

Our current activities include an exhibition, in partnership with the Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh City Museums, opening 1st June 2018. ‘Growing up with Books: The History of Scottish Children’s Writing’ is supported by University of Edinburgh’s KE Fund and Edinburgh City Council.

There will be a conference this November and a catalogue, as part of the Year of Young People and in support of Edinburgh’s City Hospital Charity.

There is a full, linked events' programme, including:
Effective start/end date1/12/14 → …


  • Scottish children's literature


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