The first in a new series of ‘OneCity’ books (crime and London to follow in 2009), this is a cracking collection of specially commissioned stories for upper primary school children, by nine of the best children’s writers, who are either based in Scotland or have a Scottish background. All stories will include themes relevant to the work of the OneCityTrust. It is beautifully illustrated by author and illustrator John Fardell (Canongate Kelpies, Viz).
“more passion, wit and originality than I’d dared to hoped for, and in more ways than I’d imagined possible.” Carousel
“Recommended reading for 8-13-year-olds north and south of the border!” School Librarian
“each and every story has, from a teacher’s perspective, something you could talk about with a class.” The Scotsman
Written by: Vivian French, among others
Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited (1 Nov 2008)
Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.8 x 2 cm
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