An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales, by Theresa BreslinSteiner Books
WC: Folktales, Myths, & Legends
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. Theresa Breslin is a Carnegie medal-winning children's author. She worked for nearly twenty years as a librarian and was recently awarded honorary membership of the Scottish Library Association for distinguished services to children's literature and librarianship. Simon's Challenge won the Fidler Award for new writers, and her work has been filmed for television and dramatized on radio. Her books are used extensively in schools and are translated and distributed worldwide. Kate Leiper is an artist and illustrator based in Edinburgh, Scotland. She studied at Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen and her work has been exhibited in galleries from London to the north of Scotland. She has been commissioned for projects by the Scottish Storytelling Centre and the Royal Lyceum Theatre. Her inspirations range from Scottish folklore to Shakespeare.