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    Dragons, Selkies and Fairy Princes

    by  • 11 December 2014 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Traditional Scottish Tales • 0 Comments

    Once upon a time, in a kingdom far far away, three talented young illustrators were paired up with three award winning Scottish authors and storytellers to create Picture Kelpies’ Traditional Scottish Tales. People traveled from miles around to visit their local bookshops and marvel at the wondrous books that had been created. Some even...

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    Book Week Scotland: a letter to our local libraries from Floris Books

    by  • 27 November 2014 • Children's Books • 0 Comments

    At Floris Books, we love our libraries. We recognise that libraries are at the heart of communities, and we passionately believe in the importance of Scottish school libraries with dedicated and knowledgeable staff. To celebrate Book Week Scotland and the launch of our brand new Scottish Primary School Library Competition, every member of the...

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    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Kate Leiper

    by  • 29 October 2014 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design • 0 Comments

    Illustrator of… Last week during our Twitter take-over, #FlorisDesign brought you some of our favourite images from The Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales and this week we were lucky enough to have a face-to-face chat with the artist, the wonderful Kate Leiper. Read on to find out about her inspiration, her...

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