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Illustrated Treasuries Series

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures

September 2015
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  • Publisher
    Floris Books
  • Published
    1st September 2015
  • ISBN 9781782501954
  • Language English
  • Pages 192 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11"

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, award-winning children’s author Theresa Breslin brings together a stunning collection of tales from across Scotland.

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.

(Ages 6 to 12—and beyond)

C O N T E N T S:

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

Theresa Breslin

Theresa Breslin is a critically acclaimed author of over 30 books for children and young adults. She lives near Glasgow, Scotland. Her work has been filmed for television, broadcast on radio, and is read world-wide in many languages.