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 stories, and enchanting fairy tales. Soar with the goshawk, dive with selkies and battle with the stoorworm, as each story is brought to life with Kate Leiper's exquisite illustrations that 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.
onglisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2013
The Wee Bannock
The Water Kelpie
The Goshawk and the Brave Lady
The Shepherd's Dog
The Selkie of Sanday
The Eagle and the Wren
The Brownie of Ballharn Hill
The Dragon Stoorworm and the Boy Called Assipattle
Hardback 160 pages