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Katie in Scotland

James Mayhew

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Katie, For National Curriculum Early Years, For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Picture books, Picture storybooks, Libraries, museums, schools (Children's / Teenage)

Katie explores magnificent Scotland and meets the Loch Ness Monster in this thrilling adventure - the perfect picturebook for a special Scottish year that includes the Commonwealth Games and Homecoming Scotland 2014.

When Katie meets the Loch Ness Monster in Scotland, fun and adventure soon folllow. Katie and Nessie discover how beautiful and stunning the country is as they take in the sights, from the Highlands to the Edinburgh Festival. Features: Loch Ness, Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park and Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood, The Royal Mile, The National Gallery and Portrait Gallery and Greyfriar's Bobby.

A perfect first introduction to Scotland for all young children. Following on the huge success of Katie in London.

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Praise for Katie in Scotland

  • A delightful tale with superb illustrations. - The Scots Magazine

  • Lovely illustrations in this gentle book. - Angels & Urchins

  • Uniformly jovial... cheerful... to help children appreciate and enjoy culture and the world at large. **** - Books For Keeps

  • an enjoyable story... it is for the pictures that this book will be loved. - The Scotsman

  • An appealingly childlike vision of a visit to Scotland. - Booklist

  • Charming. - lookingglassreview.com

  • "Absolutely brillitant". Vanessa Robertson, Edinburgh Bookshop Bruntsfield - Edinburgh Evening News

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James Mayhew

James Mayhew studied at Maidstone College of Art and his first children's book, Katie's Picture Show was published in 1989. It's been firmly in print ever since, recognised universally as the original and best introduction to art for children. Many more titles have followed, and the series sells in museums and galleries all over the world, from the Met in New York, to the Uffizi in Florence, the Louvre in Paris and beyond. He is also the creator of the much-loved Ella Bella Ballerina series, and many other titles. Alongside his work in publishing, James has devised and performed in a hugely successful series of concerts for children, combining live classical music, storytelling and live art. From Peter and the Wolf, to Scheherazade, James has worked internationally with many different orchestras and musicians, creating illustrations in time to music. James grew up in Suffolk but now lives in Hertfordshire.