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Bamse book authors at International Book Festival

Angus Whitson and Andrew Orr, the co-authors of the best selling book Sea Dog Bamse, World War II Canine Hero featured at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Monday 30th August 2010.


The prestigious Edinburgh event is the largest book festival in the world. The sell – out show was a “masterclass” in which they they explained how they were able to work with their publisher, Birlinn, to promote and market the book, turning it into a Scottish and then more widespread best seller

Angus Whitson said “It was a huge privilege to take part in the largest and most important book festival in the world, and to rub shoulders with the great and the good of the literary scene”

Andrew Orr said “It was a wonderful opportunity to reach out and delight in the wonderful and extraordinary story of Bamse. The fact that the story is so strong has helped to drive book sales onwards and upwards”