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Breaking the Spell Stories of Magic and Mystery from Scotland

Written by Lari Don

Illustrated by Cate James

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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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Breaking the Spell Stories of Magic and Mystery from Scotland Synopsis

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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ISBN: 9781847805324
Publication date: 24/04/2014
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781847803429
Publication date: 05/09/2013
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847805324
Publication date: 24th April 2014
Author: Lari Don
Illustrator: Cate James
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 72 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Traditional Tales

About 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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