Wee Granny and the Ceilidh by Elizabeth McKay
  

Wee Granny and the Ceilidh

Written by Elizabeth McKay
Illustrated by Maria Bogade
Part of the Picture Kelpies Series

RRP £5.99

Synopsis

Wee Granny and the Ceilidh by Elizabeth McKay

Everyone's favourite Wee Granny is back with her magic bag, and Emily and Harry are desperate to see what she's got inside it today. It's the day of the school ceilidh, and they have to pick up last-minute supplies before the celebrations and dancing can begin. But things don't go smoothly -- they miss their bus and then a flood closes the road. Does Wee Granny have something in her magic bag to save the day? This brilliant follow-up to the hugely popular Wee Granny's Magic Bag, starring a tartan Mary Poppins, offers a wonderful mix of colourful illustrations and an engaging story with surprises on every page!

Reviews

'Maw Broon meets Mary Poppins in this cheerful story for young readers. [...] Wee Granny appears to be a typical -- or should I say 'stereotypical'

'ye cannae shove aff the bus', but what she finds in her tartan bag totally redefines the term 'bag of tricks'

's cartoon-like illustratons in ink and watercolour are reminiscent of the Scottish Comics tradition of the Beano and the Dandy. This adds yet another Scottish dimension to the title and works well with the preposterous situations which are depicted.' --School Library Association'

About the Author

Elizabeth McKay is from Dalry in Ayrshire, Scotland. She has had around 300 stories and articles published. She works part time at a day-centre for adults with learning disabilities. Having seven nieces and nephews (and now great nieces and nephews) has provided her with the perfect excuse to read lots of children's books. She is also the author of Wee Granny's Magic Bag, her first picture book for children. Maria Bogade studied Audiovisual Media at the University of Stuttgart before starting work as a 3D animation artist. She worked mainly for Studio Soi on award-winning projects like The Gruffalo. Her passion for creating her own unique images, characters and environments led her towards illustration. She lives with her partner and two children in Germany.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Elizabeth McKay
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Publisher

Kelpies an imprint of Floris Books
www.florisbooks.co.uk

Publication date

17th September 2015

ISBN

9781782502098

Publisher Profile

Kelpies an imprint of Floris Books is an imprint of Kelpies

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Kelpies Books celebrate quality children’s books with brilliant authors, engaging stories and a Scottish twist! They create books that capture children’s imaginations at all ages. Under 6s will have loads of fun with Kelpies picture books, 9 to 12-year-olds will be whisked away by Kelpies and young teens will be gripped by KelpiesTeen novels.

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