Picture Kelpies

The Picture Kelpies are a range of Scottish children's picture books, all of which have Scottish authors or illustrators, are set in Scotland or have Scottish themes and are suitable for 3 to 6 year olds. Our Picture Kelpies authors include Lari Don, Lynne Rickards and Gill Arbuthnott.

Visit our Kelpies website to find games, colouring in and videos to enjoy with your children. You can also like our Kelpies Facebook page to keep up to date with Picture Kelpies news, events and competitions.

Illustration from The Giant Panda Party by Gill Arbuthnott
An Amazing Animal Atlas of Scotland

An Amazing Animal Atlas of Scotland

Illustrated by Anders Frang
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Meet the amazing animals of Scotland in this beautiful gift book, packed full of fun facts, vibrant illustrations and maps showing where to spot these wonderf... Read more

Awesome Scottish Castles: Sticker and Activity Book

Awesome Scottish Castles: Sticker and Activity Book

Illustrated by Moreno Chiacchiera
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Discover Scotland's most awesome castles in this bright and lively activity book, bursting with a variety of things to do! Created in pa... Read more

Bagpipes, Beasties and Bogles

Bagpipes, Beasties and Bogles

Tim Archbold
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Meet Charlie McCandlewick, who sweeps the bogle creatures of the night out from under your bed, on your stairs and away from your windows. But what does Charlie do with the beasti... Read more

Can't-Dance-Cameron: A Scottish Capercaillie Story

Can't-Dance-Cameron: A Scottish Capercaillie Story

Emily Dodd; Illustrated by Katie Pamment
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Cameron the capercaillie thinks he's the worst dancer in the Scottish Cairngorms but maybe with the help of his new friend, Hazel ... Read more

The Dragon Stoorworm

The Dragon Stoorworm

Theresa Breslin; Illustrated by Matthew Land
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Adaptation of the fabulous traditional Scottish folk tale of Mester Stoor Worm. Can Assipattle and Princess Gemdelovely save Scotland from the terrible Drag... Read more

Edinburgh Castle for Kids: Fun Facts and Amazing Activities

Edinburgh Castle for Kids: Fun Facts and Amazing Activities

Illustrated by Moreno Chiacchiera
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The ultimate book about Edinburgh Castle for children! Packed with fun facts about the Castle's famous residents, history, dunge... Read more

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