Illustrated Legends of Scotland's Kings and Queens-9781782508120

Illustrated Legends of Scotland's Kings and Queens

Breslin, Theresa

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Strong queens, wise kings, secret plots and fierce battles -- discover the historic legends of Scotland's most famous monarchs. In this stunning collection, Carnegie-award-winning children's author Theresa Breslin tells captivating tales of ten significant Scottish kings and queens alongside informative historical introductions, all sumptuously illustrated by Liza Tretyakova. Children will experience history up close -- rescuing the Stone of Destiny with Scotland's first king, Kenneth MacAlpin, battling at Bannockburn with Robert the Bruce, making friends with young Mary, Queen of Scots, and braving a would-be assassin with Queen Victoria. Inspired by historical sources and ancient legends, Breslin's stories are by turns thrilling, surprising and heart-warming. This unique anthology brings to life fascinating, influential characters from the past and offers vivid glimpses of Scotland emerging as a nation. Illustrated Legends of Scotland's Kings and Queens is a beautiful celebration of Scottish heritage that will be treasured for a lifetime.


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