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Speed Bonnie Boat

A Tale from Scottish History Inspired by the Skye Boat Song

Alfredo Belli


Range: Traditional Scottish Tales Paperback 24 pages colour illustrations 234 x 296 mm ISBN: 9781782503675 Publication date: 16 March 2017
Genres: Historical, Traditional stories Theme: Scottish Folklore Ideal for ages: 5, 6, 7 and 8

Speed, bonnie boat,
like a bird on the wing,
“Onward!” the sailors cry;
Carry the lad who’s born to be king
Over the sea to Skye.

Join heroic Bonnie Prince Charlie and Flora MacDonald on their dramatic journey, in a book inspired by the much-loved Skye Boat Song.

Speed Bonnie Boat


Alfredo Belli lives and works in Rome. He illustrates children's books and school textbooks on behalf of different publishers, spanning age ranges from preschool through teen. He also contributes to various advertising agencies, graphic and web design studios as an illustrator and visualizer. An all-round artist, he uses a wide-range of styles and techniques, utilizing pencils, inks, watercolours, acrylic paints, oil pastels, digital and mixed media...not necessarily all together.

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