Mary Queen of Scott’s: Escape From Lochleven Castle - Traditional Scottish Tales Books Kelpies | Alder & Alouette

Mary Queen of Scott’s: Escape From Lochleven Castle | Legends for Children | Ages 4 to 7 years

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The true story of the daring escape of Mary, Queen of Scots' from the island castle in Loch Leven is well-known throughout Scotland and the world.

Multi-award-winning author Theresa Breslin, who has carefully researched Mary's life, has adapted this famous adventure into a picture book for children.

Through stunning illustrations and a gripping story, both packed with historical detail, children will feel the tension of Mary's imprisonment and the excitement of her escape plans, gaining insight into this fascinating period of Scottish history.

A full and engaging historical tale for children from a fabulous Scottish storyteller.


  • Written by Theresa Breslin and illustrated by Teresa Martinez. 
  • Published by Kelpies, Edinburgh, Scotland; October, 9, 2018.
  • Ages 4 to 7 years old
  • 0.12" x 9.05" x 10.4" (0.55lbs.)  32 pages
  • Softcover