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Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures | Folkore for Kids - Alder & Alouette
Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures | Folkore for Kids - Alder & Alouette

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures | Ages 6 to 106 years

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Mysterious selkies, bad-tempered giants, devious fairies and even Loch Ness's most famous resident—these are the mythical beasts of Scottish folklore.

In the highly anticipated companion volume to the much-loved An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales, and another absolutely stunningly illustrated and highly engaging book for a child’s imagination, award-winning children’s author Theresa Breslin brings together a stunning collection of tales from across Scotland in An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures.

Alternately humorous, poignant and thrilling, each story is brought to life with exquisite illustrations by Scottish fine artist Kate Leiper.

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.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Monster of Loch Ness
Gillon and the Selkie
The Story of the Giant’s Causeway
Thomas the Rhymer or True Thomas
The Whirlpool of the Corryvreckan
The Mermen of the Bell Rock
The Archer and the Island Beast
The Big Grey Man of Ben Macdui
The Wulver
The Wee Folk of Merlin Crag
The Saving Grace

 

DETAILS

  • An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures
  • Written by Theresa Breslin and Illustrated by Kate Leiper. 
  • Published by Floris Books, Scotland; October 15, 2015.       
  • Ages 6 - 106 years      
  • 1.0" H x 11.0" L x 8.7" W (2.6 lbs) 192 pages  
  • Hardcover