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An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends


Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards - discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland.

Explore secret passages beneath Edinburgh Castle, search for the mysterious monster of Glamis, capture the faery flag of Dunvegan, joust with the 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.

  • Stories by Theresa Breslin, Illustrations by Kate Leiper
  • Hardback

176pp, 278x216mm. For 6 to 12 year olds.

Review by Publishing Scotland

“I love this series of books, so I was were thrilled when this new volume was published this year. Just like the other treasuries, the stories are excellent for reading aloud and the illustrations are so beautiful, you’ll never want to turn the page!”