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An illustrated treasury of Scottish castle legends / Theresa Breslin ; illustrated by Kate Leiper.

Breslin, Theresa, (author.). Leiper, Kate, (illustrator.).
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  • 0 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Illustrated Scottish treasuries.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL J 398.2 BRE (Text) 38217000721593 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 07/15/2020
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J398.209 BRES (Text) 39231033660420 Display--Childrens' Collection Checked out 07/16/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781782505952 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1782505954 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 171 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Edinburgh : Floris Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The ghostly piper of Edinburgh Castle -- The mysterious monster in the Castle of Giants -- The redcap goblin of Caerlaverock Castle -- The faery flag of Dunvegan Castle -- The wizard of Stirling Castle -- Doe not vaken sleiping dogs (Craigievar Castle) -- The king's three questions (Moot Hill and Scone) -- The true story of the Loch Ness Monster... (Castle Urquhart) -- Meg with the muckle mouth (Elibank Castle and Abbotsford) -- The Selkie Girl and the Otter King (Eilean Donan Castle) -- Tale end (Bothwell Castle) -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland. This highly anticipated book is the latest volume of much-loved Scottish tale treasuries by Carnegie-award-winning children's author Theresa Breslin and Kate Greenaway Medal-longlisted artist Kate Leiper. Explore secret passages beneath Edinburgh Castle, search for the mysterious monster of Glamis, capture the faery flag of Dunvegan, joust with knights at Stirling Castle and swim with the selkie of Eilean Donan in this sumptuous collection of tales from iconic Scottish castles. Read much-cherished and little-known legends, each illuminating the character and history of its castle, all brilliantly retold and beautifully illustrated to amuse, thrill and enchant. A wonderful gift, this is a stunning book to be treasured for a lifetime, bringing history, place and story alive for children, parents and grandparents alike.
Subject: Legends > Scotland.
Castles > Scotland.

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