An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales


by Theresa Breslin, Kate Leiper (An Illustrated Treasury series)

‘This is a beautiful book, which will be treasured by children in Scotland and far afield’Julia Donaldson

‘It is beautiful books like this that will keep Scottish folk stories alive’Alexander McCall Smith

Suitable for ages 8+.

Hardback: 160 pages

Publisher: Floris Books, 2012 (new edit. 2016)

Language: English

1 in stock

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 own 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 fine 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.

Additional information

Dimensions 22.3 × 1.9 × 28.4 cm

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