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Mary, Queen of Scots: Escape from Lochleven Castle

Theresa Breslin
Teresa Martinez


Range: Traditional Scottish Tales Paperback 32 pages colour illustrations 230 x 265 mm ISBN: 9781782505129 Publication date: 21 June 2018
Genre: Historical Ideal for ages: 4, 5, 6 and 7

The true story of the daring escape of Mary, Queen of Scots from the island castle in Lochleven is well-known throughout Scotland and the world.

Multi-award-winning author Theresa Breslin, who has carefully researched Mary's life, has adapted this famous adventure into a picture book for children.

Through stunning illustrations and a gripping story, both packed with historical detail, children will feel the tension of Mary's imprisonment and the excitement of her escape plans, gaining insight into this fascinating period of Scottish history.

A full and engaging historical tale for children from a fabulous Scottish storyteller.

Mary, Queen of Scots: Escape from Lochleven Castle


Theresa Breslin is a critically acclaimed author of over 30 books for children and young adults. She lives near Glasgow, Scotland. Her work has been filmed for television, broadcast on radio, and is read world-wide in many languages. Her novels have won many literary prizes…

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Teresa Martinez was born and brought up in rural Mexico, moving to Monterrey to go to school. She studied graphic design and painting before becoming a children’s book illustrator.

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