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Karine Polwart

Karine Polwart

  • 5 stars across 2 books

Karine Polwart is a multi-award-winning Scottish songwriter and musician, as well as a theatre maker, storyteller, spoken word performer and essayist. She is a five-time winner at the Radio 2 Folk Awards, and her album Wind Resistance won the Best Music and Sound Award at the CATS 2017. She was also shortlisted for Best Actor `Scottish Oscar' in the Sunday Herald Culture Awards.

Kate Leiper is an artist and illustrator who regularly exhibits and undertakes commissions throughout the UK. She is particularly drawn to

mythical and animal subjects and has previously worked on Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales and An Illustrated Treasury of

Scottish Mythical Creatures (both publisher by Floris). She also illustrated the Book of the Howlat (text by James Robertson), published by

Birlinn in 2016.

18th October 2018

A Wee Bird Was Watching

A young girl and her mother settle in the woods for a night's sleep, after a long and tiring journey. But who will kee... MoreA Wee Bird Was Watching

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14th October 2021

The Queen of the Birds

After a terrible storm, the Kingdom of Birds is looking for a leader. Will it be the bird with the loveliest song, or ... MoreThe Queen of the Birds

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