Book Week Scotland 26 November – 2 December

This will be Scotland’s first national celebration of reading,  As part of this we are holding a 

Book Fair  in the Library from 20th -27th November.     There will be

  • a fantastic range of over 200 titles
  • brilliant books by the best authors
  • prices starting from only £2.99

Come and see us at the Christmas Fayre on Monday 26th November from 6.30-8.30pm.

Take part in our quiz and your son/daughter could win free books!

Book Week Scotland Quiz – Ghosts Ghouls and Grisly Bits

  1. Fyvie Castle is renowned for the ghosts of 2 ladies. Can you name the colours they are known as?
  2. What date is carved on the Witch’s Stone at Dornoch?  What does it commemorate?
  3. What are Burke and Hare famous for? In which city did they commit their crimes?
  4.  What is a scold’s bridle?
  5.  What happened to William Wallace after he was captured?
  6.  What was Sawney Bean famous for?  Where did he live?
  7.  Mary Queen of Scots had her head chopped off.  How many strokes of the axe did it take to sever Mary’s head from her body?
  8.  Mary Queen of Scots had 4 ladies in waiting also named Mary. What were their surnames?
  9. Where does the McKenzie Poltergeist haunt?
  10.  Who was the last woman hanged in Edinburgh?  What was her crime?

Name and Class_________________________________________________

 Answers by Monday 26th November please.

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