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Picture Kelpies: Traditional Scottish Tales

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    The 12 Days o Yule: A Scottish Twelve Days of Christmas

    "On the 1st day o Yuletide, My true luve gied tae me, A reid robin in a rowan tree." Take a deep breath and prepare for ... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    The Selkie Girl

    Fergus lives with his father by the sea, but is lonely. He wants a friend more than anything. One day Fergus finds treas... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    The Tale of Tam Linn

    Janet is forbidden from visiting the woods near her father's castle because legend says that long ago a local boy called... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Dragon Stoorworm

    The Dragon Stoorworm was the very first, very worst dragon that ever lived. It was ginormous: almost as big as the whole... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    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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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Speed Bonnie Boat: A Tale from Scottish History Inspired by the Skye Boat Song

    "Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing, 'Onward!' the sailors cry; Carry the lad who's born to be king Over the se... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    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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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Mary, Queen of Scots: Escape from the Castle

    The true story of the daring escape of Mary, Queen of Scots from the island castle in Lochleven is well-known throughout... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    The Old Woman Who Lived in a Vinegar Bottle

    The old woman is happy living in her old vinegar bottle house by a loch, until one day she saves a charming fish prince ... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Robert the Bruce: The King and the Spider

    The legend of Robert the Bruce's inspiring encounter with a tenacious spider, popularised by Sir Walter Scott, is well k... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Greyfriars Bobby: A Puppy's Tale

    The heart-warming tale of Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal Skye terrier, is well-known and loved throughout Scotland and the ... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    The Legend of the First Unicorn

    Once upon a time in Scotland, a young prince had lost his smile. It seemed nothing could raise a smile from Prince Donal... More

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    William Wallace: The Battle to Free Scotland

    Scottish noble William Wallace is living as an outlaw, the leader of a band of brave rebels fighting to free Scotland's ... More

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