Isla and Pickle

The Highland Show

Kate McLelland

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Quick Look

  • The second adventure in the Isla and Pickle series by best-selling illustrator of There Was a Wee Lassie Who Swallowed a Midgie
  • A bright, fun and colourful picture book perfect for pony lovers
  • Isla really wants Pickle to win the Perfect Pony Prize, but mischevious Pickle has other ideas!

Can best friends Isla and Pickle, the adorable miniature Shetland pony, win the Perfect Pony competition at the Highland Show? A new adventure for the cheeky pair. Full of humour and lively illustrations.

230 x 240 mm
Floris Books
Picture Kelpies
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 2 to 5 years
24 pages
Publication date:
21 Jun 2018
Picture Kelpies


Isla and her best friend Pickle, an adorable miniature Shetland pony, can't wait to take part in the Perfect Pony competition at the Highland Show. They practise really hard but when the day of the show finally arrives, cheeky Pickle can't seem to stay out of trouble!

Isla finds Pickle just in time for the competition but the mischievous pony is stinky and covered in cake. They’ll never win the Perfect Pony prize now! But maybe together they’ll discover there's more to life than being perfect.

Wee ones will giggle their way through Isla and Pickle's light-hearted adventures in this second book about a feisty little girl and her lovable Shetland pony who live on a Scottish island.

There Was a Wee Lassie Who Swallowed a Midgie illustrator Kate McLelland brings the lovable pair to life in bright, humorous illustrations.


Kate McLelland is an accomplished illustrator and printmaker. She trained in illustration at Edinburgh College of Art. She is the illustrator of bestselling picture book There Was a Wee Lassie Who Swallowed a Midgie and the My First Scottish board book collection.

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