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

Breaking the Spell

Stories of Magic and Mystery from Scotland

By: Lari Don, Cate James (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 1st June 2014
ISBN: 9781847805324
Number Of Pages: 72
For Ages: 7 - 10 years old

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Meet witches and kelpies, fairies and selkies, brave warriors and courageous girls, in ten spellbinding 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, and The Three Questions.

About the Author

Lari Don has spent most of her life in Scotland. She is a writer and storyteller who spends much of her time working with schools and festivals throughout Scotland. She has had eight books published, including the First Aid for Fairies trilogy, Tam O'Shanter, The Mountain's Blood and Rocking Horse War.

About the Illustrator

Cate James comes originally from Sheffield, but went to school in Edinburgh and studied at Edinburgh Art College, where she now teaches. She works in line and wash, and acrylics. Breaking the Spell is her first children's book.

Industry Reviews

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

ISBN: 9781847805324
ISBN-10: 1847805329
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7 - 10 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 72
Published: 1st June 2014
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 21.4  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.32

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