Stirling Castle for Kids

Fun Facts and Amazing Activities

Illustrated by Moreno Chiacchiera

Available to buy

Quick Look

  • Everything you want to know about one of Scotland's most important castles -- royals and heroes, feasts and murder, battles and unicorns
  • Created in partnership with history experts from Stirling Castle and Historic Environment Scotland
  • Conveying fascinating facts through simple words and loads of lively and historically accurate illustrations, Stirling Castle for Kids will appeal to a wide age range of young readers
  • Children will love the fun activities like doodling and colouring, spot the difference, untangle, search and find and join the dots

The ultimate book about Stirling Castle for children! Packed with fun facts about royals, legends, battles and unicorns -- plus loads of amazing activities and illustrations. Created in partnership with Stirling Castle and Historic Scotland.

240 x 195 mm
Floris Books
Picture Kelpies
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 6 to 10 years
32 pages
Publication date:
03 Feb 2022


The definitive children's guide to one of Scotland's largest and most important castles. The history of Stirling Castle is the history of Scotland, and this fun, fact-packed book tells it all. Readers will:

-- Discover why the castle was so important to Scottish heroes William Wallace and Robert the Bruce
-- Experience fun and games -- spectacular feasts, jousting tournaments and a fierce game of football
-- Meet its important royal residents -- Mary Queen of Scots and James V -- and its quirkiest characters
-- Uncover the castle's gruesome and surprising secrets
-- Reveal where unicorns, mermaids and a griffin can be found in Stirling Castle

Mixing brilliant facts and enjoyable activities, Stirling Castle for Kids is the ultimate guide for kids to one of Scotland’s most important castles -- whether they've visited or not!


Moreno Chiacchiera is a children's book illustrator from Italy. His books include Edinburgh Castle for Kids, Stirling Castle for Kids and Awesome Scottish Castles.

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