An Amazing Illustrated Atlas of Scotland

David MacPhail; Illustrated by Anders Frang

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  • An entertaining and informative atlas for children, bursting with everything that makes Scotland amazing
  • Discover exciting and unexpected facts about Scotland's most famous people, places, history and culture from LOLies-shortlisted author David MacPhail
  • Dynamic and vibrant illustrations by Anders Frang bring Scotland’s colourful history and spectacular landscapes to life
  • Companion book to An Amazing Animal Atlas of Scotland

From warrior kings and mythical monsters to famous landmarks and unique wildlife, discover something you didn’t know about Scotland in this brilliant atlas packed with surprising facts and amazing illustrations.

311 x 224 mm
Floris Books
Picture Kelpies
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 6 to 12 years
48 pages
Publication date:
14 Oct 2021
Amazing Atlas


Did you know that dinosaurs lived on the Isle of Skye 165 million years ago? That North Ronaldsay sheep only eat seaweed? Or that Loch Ness is so deep that it holds more water than all of Wales and England's lakes combined?

Bursting with all you need to know about its people and places, history and culture -- from warrior kings and mythical monsters, to famous landmarks, spectacular landscapes, unique wildlife and much, much more -- this entertaining and informative atlas offers readers a whirlwind trip around the highlands and islands, lowlands and cities that make Scotland so amazing.

With a wealth of exciting and unexpected facts from David MacPhail, and vibrant and dynamic illustrations by Anders Frang, An Amazing Illustrated Atlas of Scotland is a perfect book for young adventurers whether they live in Scotland or not.


David MacPhail has worked as a chicken wrangler, a ghost-tour guide, and a waiter on a tropical island, and he now has the sensible job of writing about yetis, Vikings, and the funny side of history. David is the author of the Lollies-nominated Thorfinn the Nicest Viking series, the Top-Secret Grandad series, the Velda the Awesomest Viking series, An Amazing Illustrated Atlas of Scotland and An Amazing History Atlas of Scotland. He lives in Perthshire, Scotland.

Anders Frang is an illustrator from Denmark. He studied at the Danish Design School in Copenhagen as well as Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland. He is the illustrator of An Amazing Animal Atlas of Scotland, An Amazing History Atlas of Scotland and An Amazing Illustrated Atlas of Scotland. Anders currently lives in Copenhagen.

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