The Dragon Stoorworm
Many warriors set out to battle the terrible dragon, but they did not return, untilâ¦
Gentle Assipattle is no warrior but maybe together, he and the King of Scotland's daughter, Princess Gemdelovely, can free the country from the wrath of the Dragon Stoorworm.
'A lively retelling of the traditional Scottish folk tale of the Dragon Stoorworm (or Mester Stoor Worm), which explains the origins of Scotland’s many islands, adapted for a young audience.
Award-winning author Theresa Breslin’s story unfolds with wry humour while Matthew Land’s magical illustrations capture the fairy-tale beauty of Scotland.
A great way to ensure that stories such as this don’t die out.'
-- Scottish Field
'Picture Kelpies combine brilliant traditional tales with utterly stunning artwork (it's amazing to think that this is Matthew Land's first picture book - the man has a bright future ahead of him!).'
'Beautiful books which are a great introduction to the folklore genre... Wonderful stories which will give children a real sense of Scottish culture.'
-- Creative Steps