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Lari Don

  • 5 stars across 46 books
    Lari Don spent ten childhood years living beside a distillery, a river and a railway line, giving her lots of opportunities for incredibly dangerous outdoor games. She was the Scottish National Party's Press Officer for many exciting and sleepless years and then a researcher and producer at BBC Radio Scotland. She won the Canongate Prize in 2001. She now lives in Leith, and is a full time children's writer and storyteller
    21st September 2012

    Little Red Riding Hood

    A beloved fairy tale, retold for young children in classic picture book format. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red... More

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    18th August 2016

    The Beginner's Guide to Curses

    Molly Drummond is cursed: whenever a dog barks, she turns into a hare -- which can make life quite dangerous... So she d... More

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    22nd March 2018

    The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster

    Ishbel and Kenneth need to save their family from going hungry, so when they remember the old local tale about treasure ... More

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    1st August 2012

    Animal Stories 1: The Tortoise's Gift

    One hot, dry summer in Zambia, the rain stops falling. Soon, the animals are very hungry and thirsty. How can they recov... More

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    7th April 2011

    How to Make a Heron Happy

    Hamish is worried about the heron in the park. It always looks sad and grumpy, with its hunched-up shoulders and long fr... More

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    16th February 2012

    Drawing a Veil

    Ellie and Amina are best friends. But when Amina decides to start wearing the hijab, it attracts the attention of the bu... More

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    17th March 2016

    The Secret of the Kelpie

    "Every loch in Scotland, however beautiful, has its cold, dark depths. And every loch in Scotland has its kelpie. But it... More

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    15th September 2012

    Little Red Riding Hood

    Little Red Riding Hood loves to visit her Granny's cottage in the forest. Her mother warns her to go straight to Granny'... More

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    1st August 2013

    Masha and the Bear

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    15th August 2012

    Animal Stories 2: Never Trust a Tiger

    As a merchant makes his way to the market, he comes across a beautiful tiger that has fallen down a hole. The merchant i... More

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