Scottish Fairy Tales Blue Book Green Dragon

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales | Ages 6 to 106 years

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DESCRIPTION 

Slithering stoorworms, mischievious brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies--these are the creatures of Scottish folklore.

Award-winning children's author Theresa Breslin has collected the best-loved tales from all over Scotland. Retelling each in its individual style, she presents funny tales, moving tales and enchanting fairy tales. Soar with the goshawk, dive with selkies and battle with the stoorworm, as each story is brought to life with exquisite illustrations by Scottish artist Kate Leiper, which brim with otherworldly beauty.

A wonderful gift; this is a truly stunning book to be treasured for a lifetime and will be enjoyed by parents and grandparents, as well as children. 

 

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

  • Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2013.

 *Beautifully illustrated; great bedtime or rainy day stories for children

DETAILS

  • Written by Theresa Breslin and illustrated by Kate Leiper. 
  • Published by Floris Books-Floris Books, Scotland; September 15, 2012.
  • Ages 6 to 106 years
  • 0.9" H x 11.0" L x 8.6" W (2.25 lbs) 157 pages
  • Hardcover