My First Scottish Colours

Illustrated by Kate McLelland

Out of print

Quick Look

  • Children will learn their first colours in this bright board book with a Scottish twist!
  • Introducing Wee Kelpies – the first in a series of bold and bright board books with a uniquely scottish flavour
  • A chunky, colourful board book, perfect for little hands

A bright board book to introduce wee children to their first colours -- with a Scottish twist!

board book
198 x 168 mm
Floris Books
Wee Kelpies; Board Books
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 1 to 3 years
12 pages
Publication date:
19 Mar 2015
Wee Kelpies


Say hello to green Nessie, wave a blue saltire and pick a beautiful purple thistle!

Introduce your wee ones to their first colours -- red, blue, yellow, orange, green and purple -- with a Scottish twist!

This bright board book is packed with lively images and simple, clear text. The chunky format and hard-wearing pages are perfect for wee hands.


'These are perfect first word primers for Scottish bairns packed full of lovely Scottish characters, scenes and creatures.'
-- BookBairn blog


Kate McLelland is an accomplished illustrator and printmaker who studied at Edinburgh College of Art. She is the creator of the Isla and Pickle picture book series and the illustrator of Hello Scottish Animals, There's a Hole in my Bagpipes, Wee Hamish, Wee Hamish and bestselling picture book There Was a Wee Lassie Who Swallowed a Midgie. Kate lives near Edinburgh with her husband, two children and a puppy.

You can also visit the author's own website at


My First Scottish Colours is in Floris Books' range of Wee Kelpie Scottish children's board books. Parents of young children might also enjoy our dedicated Picture Kelpies website. Download and print out games, colouring and jokes for your children based on Picture Kelpie favourites, and find out more about these quality Scottish board and picture books to enjoy together.

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