Scotland’s National Poet Liz Lochhead will be celebrating Robert Burns and her own poetry in a live broadcast to children around the world during a special Robert Burns celebration on Thursday 26 January at 11am. The Scottish Friendly Meet Our Authors Special Event, run by Scottish Book Trust, will be streamed live from BBC Scotland in Glasgow and available after to watch again for free from the Scottish Book Trust website. The broadcast will be most suited to children aged 9-16 and any fan of Scottish poetry.
You can watch the event by following this link: http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/authors-live-with-liz-lochhead
Previous Scottish Book Trust events have featured authors such as Michael Rosen, Michael Morpurgo, Julia Donaldson, Eoin Colfer, Jacqueline Wilson, David Almond and many more. You can stream or download any of these events for free here: http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/childrens-authors-live/2010-11