Author Debi Gliori to visit Rothesay Library

Scottish author and illustrator Debi Gliori will pay a visit to Rothesay Library on Monday, March 25 to meet some of Bute’s schoolchildren.

Best known as the creator of many books and picture books for children, including the Mr Bear series, Debi also wrote the ‘Pure Dead’ black comedy series for children, with Pure Dead Magic being her first novel.

She won the Picture Book award at the Red House Children’s Book Awards in 1997, while the Mr Bear series has won or been nominated for numerous prizes - Mr Bear to the Rescue was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997, while Mr Bear Babysits, Mr Bear’s Picnic and Mr Bear to the Rescue all received a gold award in the Petit Filous Best Toy Awards.