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Lari Don - Author

Lari Don is an award-winning author and storyteller who loves sharing traditional tales from all over the world. Lari was born in Chile, and brought up in Scotland and now lives in Edinburgh with her family. She has worked in politics and for the BBC, but now spends her time passing on old stories and making up new ones. She is a traditional storyteller, as well as an award-winning children’s author; her fiction is inspired by her love of myths, legends and fables.

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Reader ReviewedThe Beginner's Guide to Curses Spellchasers
Lari Don
In a nutshell: Magic riddles | Narrow escapes Five very different characters enrol at Mrs Sharpe's curse-lifting workshop, and it's a life-or-death last chance for each of them. Their training is practical rather than classroom-based, a series of challenges...
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Format: Paperback | Released 18/08/2016
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Serpents and Werewolves Tales of Animal Shapeshifters from Around the World
Lari Don - illustrated by Francesca Greenwood
Who hasn't wondered what it would be like to be an animal? No wonder that shape-shifter stories are so fascinating to us, or that they feature in so many different cultures. Storyteller Lari Don has gathered together a spellbinding collection...
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Format: Hardback | Released 10/09/2015
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Maze Running and Other Magical Missions
Lari Don
This is the last adventure for Helen and the Fabled Beasts and it's quickly clear that this is the most frighteningly precarious undertaking of them all. The Master of the Maze is back with world domination on his mind; Helen...
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Format: Paperback | Released 18/09/2014
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Storm Singing and Other Tangled Tasks
Lari Don
Thrilling and spirited, the Fabled Beast Chronicles continues to deliver another adventurous tale. In this, the third book in the series, Helen and her friends leave safety far behind to support Rona the selkie in her seaborne quest to stop...
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Format: Paperback | Released 18/09/2014
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Wolf Notes and Other Musical Mishaps
Lari Don
Another exciting adventurous read, jammed full of fabled beasts and some pretty perilous moments. This is the second in the Fabled Beast Chronicles, it would be best to read First Aid for Fairies first, to learn how Helen meets and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 18/09/2014
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Reader ReviewedFirst Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts
Lari Don
A wonderful romp of an introduction to fantasy for the younger reader, delve into and explore the realm of fairy tale and myth alongside Helen. The adventure becomes just a little scary and a little dangerous but importantly along the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 18/09/2014
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Breaking the Spell Stories of Magic and Mystery from Scotland
Lari Don - illustrated by Cate James
Lari Don is a superb storyteller and she has collected together here a lovely collection of ten magical, funny and spellbinding stories from all over Scotland. Some are Scottish versions of stories you know well already and others are uniquely...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 24/04/2014
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Breaking the Spell Stories of Magic and Mystery from Scotland
Lari Don - illustrated by Cate James
Lari Don is a superb storyteller and she has collected together here a lovely collection of magical, funny and spellbinding stories from all over Scotland. Some are Scottish versions of stories you know well already and others are uniquely Scottish. ...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/09/2013
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Little Red Riding Hood
Lari Don - illustrated by Celia Chauffrey
A stylish and witty re-telling of this popular classic tale matched by equally fresh feeling illustrations which are a clever blend of timelessness and modernity. It's a story full of cruelty which both the storyteller and the illustrator relish while...
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Format: Mixed media product | Released 01/10/2012
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Picture Kelpies: The Big Bottom Hunt
Lari Don - illustrated by Gabby Grant
A delightfully funny story coupled with some charming illustrations tells the story of two children on a beach who find a telescope. They're determined to find out who the telescope belongs to and it involves looking at everyone's bottoms to...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 22/04/2010
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