My First Scottish Animals by Kate McLelland
  

Synopsis

My First Scottish Animals by Kate McLelland

How cheeky is the red squirrel? How proud is the puffin? How cute is the Shetland pony? Your wee ones will love making friends with their favourite Scottish animals. Meet the clever Border collie puppy, the sleepy grey seal and the hairy Highland cow in Scotland's countryside. This bright board book is packed with lively images and simple, clear words. The chunky format and hardwearing pages are perfect for wee hands.

Reviews

'Kate McLelland's choice of unique Scottish animals and colorful illustrations are simple and very visually satisfying. By including the Highland cattle, red squirrel and puffin, she connects to Scottish heritage and brings these specifically situated animals from a remote country alive, along with more universal animals. This would be interesting to the pre reading child who may have had other animal books to broaden this vocabulary and learn about Scottish animals, as well as give a sense of pride to those children of Scottish heritage.'

About the Author

Kate McLelland grew up in the North East of England and now lives in Edinbrugh. She has a BA Hons in Theatre Design and an MFA in Illustration with Distinction from Edinburgh College of Art. Soot was a piece for her final degree show and was highly commended for the Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Kate is a keen printmaker and has been commissioned by several magazines.

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Book Info

Format

Board book
12 pages
Interest Age: From 1

Author

Kate McLelland
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Publisher

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

Publication date

17th March 2016

ISBN

9781782502517

Publisher Profile

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Floris 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 Picture 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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