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23 November 2017

Competition answers

As part of Book Week Scotland, Scottish publishers contributed 100 BOOKS as the prize in this covers competition. The top prize of all 100 books goes to one lucky winner - the person who identified all 100 books from the details of their covers. A prize of a Books Are My Bag full of books ig going to one other lucky entrant chosen totally at random.

There are new novels, recent prize-winning and nominated books, children's books, a couple of ebooks, biographies, crafts, food, nature, art, politics, sport, all sorts of reference, non-fiction and difficult to categorise books!

The competition opened on 1 November 2013 and closed on TUESDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2013. Thanks to everyone who took part. We hope you enjoyed doing the competition. You can see all the full covers on our competition pages or click through to BooksfromScotland.com on the links below.

 

We are delighted to announce that Sarah Hemfrey from Edinburgh is the winner of the 100 books. Sarah was the only person to get all 100 books though a few other people got in the 90s! The Bag of Books was won by Rosie McKean of Lenzie. Rosie's entry was drawn from all the entries received.

 

 

 Download the pdf of the 100 covers

 

THE 100 BOOKS THAT FEATURED IN THE COMPETITION.

  • See the PDF above for the cover details
  • See the book covers in full on the competition pages of Publishing Scotland's website: 1-15, 16-30, 31-45, 46-60, 61-75, 76-90 and 91-100

 

1 The Crane Wife - Patrick Ness (Canongate Books) | 2 The Falling Sky by Pippa Goldschmidt (Freight Books) | 3 A Burden Shared : The Dundee Murders by Malcolm Archibald (Fledgling Press Ltd) | 4 The Quiet Life of Marta G. Ziegler by Maggie Reid (Crooked Cat Publishing) | 5 Lolito - Ben Brooks (Canongate Books) | 6 All the Young Warriors - Anthony Neil Smith (Blasted Heath) | 7 A Song of Glasgow Town by Marion Bernstein (ASLS) | 8 LoveSexTravelMusik by Rodge Glass (Freight Books) | 9 The Damien Hirst Skull / An Claigeann aig Damien Hirst Volume 1 (Ur-Sgeul) | 10 The Tattoo Fox - Alasdair Hutton (Luath Press) | 11 The Catalyst - Gordon Brown (Olida Publishing) | 12 The Blue Suitcase - Marianne Wheelaghan (Pilrig Press) | 13 Paradise Road by Stephen O' Donnell (Ringwood Publishing) | 14 The Girl on the Ferry Boat by Angus Peter Campbell (Luath Press) | 15 Air A Thòirby Màrtainn Mac an t-Saoir (Clàr)| 16 Black Middens - New Writing Scotland 31 (ASLS) | 17 Casting the Net - Julie McDowall (Blasted Heath) | 18 The Novel Cure - Ella Berthoud (Canongate) | 19 The Mile - Craig Smith (Pilrig Press) 

20 His Father's Son - Tony Black (Black & White Publishing) | 21 Growing Your Own Vegetables - Alice Jacobs (RBGE) | 22 The Canoe Boys - Alastair MacTavish Dunnett (Neil Wilson Publishing Ltd) | 23 David Livingstone: Man, Myth and Legacy edited by Sarah Worden (National Museums Scotland) | 24 John Bellany - Keith Hartley (National Galleries of Scotland) | 25 Collins English Dictionary (HarperCollins) | 26 101 Uses for Baler Twine - Frank Rennie (Acair) | 27 A Swedish Christmas - Caroline Wendt (Floris Books) | 28 Winchman - Chris Murray (Fledgling Press) | 29 If Dogs Could Swear - Adrian Searle (Freight Books) | 30 Walking the Mull Hills - Hamish Brown (Brown & Whittaker Publishing)| 31 Barca - Graham Hunter (BackPage Press) | 32 Keepers of the Light - Malcolm McPherson (Brown, Son and Ferguson Ltd) | 33 Bird Watching on Mull and Iona - David Sexton and Philip Snow (Brown & Whittaker Publishing) | 34 Introducing the Glasgow Boys - Jean Walsh (Glasgow Museums) | 35 Scotland the Best - Peter Irvine (HarperCollins) | 36 S.J. Peploe - Alice Strang (National Galleries of Scotland) | 37 The Living Collection - David Rae (RBGE) | 38 Scotland's Landscapes - James Crawford (RCAHMS) | 39 Walks Orkney - Felicity Martin (Hallewell Publications)

40 Truly Clyde Built - William Kane (Brown, Son and Ferguson Ltd) | 41 Nora - Andrew Weale (Acair) | 42 The Gruffalo's Wean - Julia Donaldson (Black & White Publishing) | 43 Crow Boy - Philip Caveney (Fledgling Press) | 44 The Wee Seal - Janis Mckay (Floris Books) | 45 An Illustrated Treasury Of Scottish Folk And Fairy Tales- Theresa Breslin (Floris Books) | 46 East of the Sun West of the Moon - Sir George Webbe Dasen (Giglets Ltd) | 47 Runners - Ann Kelley (Luath Press) | 48 The Tiger (Moonlight Publishing) | 49 Scottish Explorers - Antony Kamm (National Museum Scotland) | 50 The Ancient Exile - Clare Wilson (Olida Publishing) | 51 The Bear in the Boat in the Borders - Cara Lockhart Smith (Serafina Press) | 52 The King of the Copper Mountains by Paul Biegel (Strident Publishing) | 53 Wolfie by Emma Barnes (Strident Publishing) | 54 A Legend of Knockmany by William Carleton (Giglets Ltd) | 55 Dinosaurs (Moonlight Publishing) | 56 Giant Panda Party - Gill Arbuthnott (Floris Books) | 57 Conjuring the Infinite - Kirkland Ciccone (Strident Publishing) | 58 The Eyemouth Mermaid - Jennifer Doherty (Serafina Press) | 59 Dark Isle Resurrection - D.A. Nelson (Strident Publishing) 

60 Democracy in Scotland and the UK- Frank Cooney (Hodder Gibson) | 61 Learn to Learn - Shona Cochrane (Bright Red) | 62 Introducing Meteorology - Jon Shonk (Dunedin Academic Press) | 63 Scotland's Choices - Iain McLean (Edinburgh University Press) | 64 Scottish Fossils - Nigel Trewin (Dunedin Academic Press) | 65 Burns and Other Poets (Edinburgh University Press) | 66 Scott's Forgotten Surgeon - Aubrey A. Jones ( Whittles Publishing) | 67 Your Country Needs You - James Taylor (Saraband) | 68 The Ancient Pinewoods of Scotland - Clifton Bain (Sandstone Press) | 69 Victorian Scotland by Lesley M. Ferguson (RCAHMS) | 70 Barrowland - A Glasgow Experience by Nuala Naughton (Mainstream Publishing) | 71 Tomorrow You Die - Andy Coogan (Mainstream Publishing) | 72 Blossom - Lesley Riddoch (Luath Press) | 73 Scotland - Peter Friend (HarperCollins) | 74 Walks, The Trossachs & East Loch Lomond - Luke Williams (Hallewell Publications) | 75 Wildlife Around Glasgow -50 Remarkable Sites to Visit(Glasgow Museums) | 76 Henrick, Hairdryers And The Hand Of God (BackPage Press) | 77 Look Up Glasgow - Adrian Searle (Freight Books) | 78 Clydebuilt - Marista Leishman (Saint Andrew Press) | 79 Three Men on the Way Way - Hamish M. Brown (Whittles Publishing) 

80 Looking for Mrs Livingstone - Julie Davidson (Saint Andrew Press) | 81 Knit Your Own Britain - Jackie Holt (Black & White Publishing) | 82 George Mackay Brown: The Wound and the Gift - Ron Ferguson (Saint Andrew Press) | 83 The K2 Man and His Molluscs - Catherine Moorehead (Neil Wilson Publishing Ltd) | 84 Collins World Atlas (HarperCollins) | 85 Freedom and Faith - Donald Smith (Saint Andrew Press) | 86 To the Letter - Simon Garfield (Canongate) | 87 An Accidental King - Mark Patton (Crooked Cat Publishing) | 88 Surviving - Allan Massie (Vagabond Voices) | 89 Mavis's Shoe - Sue Reid Sexton (Waverley Books) | 90 Devil's Cauldron- Michael Lloyd (Witherby Publishing) | 91 Whisky From Small Glasses - D.A. Meyrick (Ringwood Publishing) | 92 The Marrying of Chani Kaufmann - Eve Harris (Sandstone Press) | 93 A Capital Union - Victoria Hendry (Saraband Books) | 94 A Tale for the Time Being - Ruth Ozeki (Canongate) | 95 An Exquisite Sense of What is Beautiful - J. David Simons (Saraband) | 96 The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea - Mark Douglas-Home (Sandstone Press) | 97 A Saga. The Story of Ganga & Kaveri - Ranji Naidu (Witherby Publishing) | 98 The Folded Man - Matt Hill (Sandstone Press) | 99 Unfashioned Creatures - Lesley McDowell (Saraband Books) | 100 Redlegs - Chris Dolan (Vagabond Voices)

 

 

MANY THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS MEMBERS WHO SUPPLIED THE PRIZE BOOKS IN THE COMPETITION

Acair Ltd  •  Association for Scottish Literary Studies  •  BackPage Press  •  Black and White Publishing  •  Blasted Heath •  Bright Red Publishing  •  Brown & Whittaker Publishing  •  Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd  •    Canongate Books  •  Crooked Cat Publishing  •  Dunedin Academic Press Ltd  •  Edinburgh University Press  •  Fledgling Press Ltd  •  Floris Books  •  Freight  Books  •  The Gaelic Books Council/Comhairle nan Leabhraichean  •  Giglets Ltd  •  Glasgow Museums Publishing  •  Hallewell Publications  •  HarperCollins Publishers (Collins imprint)  •  Hodder Gibson  •  Luath Press Ltd  •  Mainstream Publishing  •  Moonlight Publishing Ltd  •  National Galleries of Scotland  •  Neil Wilson Publishing Ltd  •  NMS Enterprises Ltd  •  Olida Publishing  •  Ringwood Publishing  •  Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh  •  RCAHMS (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland)  •  Saint Andrew Press  •  Sandstone Press  •  Saraband  •  Serafina Press  •  Strident Publishing Ltd  •  Vagabond Voices  •  Waverley Books  •  Whittles Publishing  •  Witherby Publishing Group

 

RULES AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Entries had to be submitted to 100covers@publishingscotland.org by the closing date of midnight on Tuesday 26 November
  • Entries had to indicate the number of covers identified in the email subject line and the list of book titles with their detail numbers in the body of the email
  • The titles had to be sufficiently correct to be beyond doubt but we didn't disqualify for minor inaccuracies or omission of sub-titles
  • The winner of the 100 books will be the entry which correctly identifies the most covers. If there is a tie, the winner will be drawn at random from the tied entries
  • The Bag of Books prize will be randomly drawn from all entries received