ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: April 1, 2011
By (author) Eileen Dunlop
“Scotties” are exciting, full colour information books for young readers. Each title contains a wealth of interesting facts, stimulating activities, websites and suggestions for places to visit. An 8pp pull-out black and white section with games, puzzles and drawings for colouring-in can be used at home or photocopied for classroom use. In this brand new title find out about: Ghosts and Graveyards – including the Undead Sailor, and the Weeping Tombstone; Haunted Houses – such as Haddington House with its ghostly horse; Witches – good spells and bad spells; Hallowe’en – guising, and Mischief Night; Fairies – fallen angels, household helpers, changelings, and more; Glaistigs and Brownies – a glaistig is a thin woman with a face like ‘a grey stone overgrown with lichen’; and, Merfolk – from golden-haired mermaids to the Blue Men of the Minch.
Eileen Dunlop is the author of Saints of Scotland in the Scotties series, and of Queen Margaret of Scotland, and Robert Louis Stevenson: The Travelling Mind, also published by NMSE. She has written over 20 novels and works of non-fiction for children.