Breaking the Spell Stories of Magic and Mystery from Scotland by Lari Don
  

Breaking the Spell Stories of Magic and Mystery from Scotland

Written by Lari Don
Illustrated by Cate James

7+ readers   9+ readers   

RRP £8.99

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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 Scottish. Each story is illustrated with strong, colourful artwork.

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Synopsis

Breaking the Spell Stories of Magic and Mystery from Scotland by Lari Don

Meet witches and kelpies, fairies and selkies, brave warriors and courageous girls, in ten tales from Scotland, from Orkney and Skye to Perthshire and the Borders...

The Stories included are...The Selkie's Toes - Tam Linn - The Ring of Brodgar - The Witch of Lochlann - The King of the Dark Arts - The Monster of Raasay - School for Heroes - the Loch Fada Kelpie - Whuppity Stoorie - The Three Questions.

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Colourful illustrations reminiscent of Quentin Blake effectively bring these tales to life

About the Author

Lari Don

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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Format

Paperback
72 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Lari Don
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Author's Website

www.laridon.co.uk/

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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

24th April 2014

ISBN

9781847805324

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