Theresa Breslin: Illustrated Legends of Scotland's Kings and Queens

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Theresa Breslin: Illustrated Legends of Scotland's Kings and Queens

Theresa Breslin O.B.E. is in conversation with Scotland's National Librarian, Amina Shah, to discuss her new, legendary, book.

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National Library of Scotland George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EW United Kingdom

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Inspired by historical research and ancient lore, Illustrated Legends of Scotland’s Kings and Queens features vibrant stories about ten of Scotland’s most significant monarchs. Breslin’s stories are adventure-inspiring, surprising and heart-warming, and are accompanied by stunning illustrations from the award-winning Liza Tretyakova. This unique anthology brings to life fascinating, influential characters from the past and offers vivid glimpses of Scotland emerging as a nation.

Although Illustrated Legends of Scotland’s Kings and Queens is a book written with children in mind, its timeless stories are for readers of all ages.

At this event, Theresa Breslin will be live on the National Library of Scotland's stage, discussing this beautiful new text with our National Librarian, Amina Shah.

If you'd prefer to join the conversation from the comfort of your home, please click on this link to the live stream.

Carnegie-medal-winning Theresa Breslin O.B.E. is the popular, critically-acclaimed author of over 50 books for children, including An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales, An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures and An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends. Her numerous historical books for children include Mary Queen of Scots: Escape from the Castle, published by Floris Books.

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