Isla and Pickle
The Highland Show
Isla and her best friend Pickle, the adorable
miniature Shetland pony, can't wait to take part in the Perfect Pony competition at the Highland Show.
But when the day of the show arrives, can cheeky Pickle stay out of trouble?
A new adventure about a feisty little girl and her lovable Shetland pony who live on a Scottish island.
'Pickle is such an adorable character and we love the way that so much of the humour in the story comes from Kate's fabulous illustrations. Isla and Pickle are characters that children will easily identify with and they share a strong bond. Isla & Pickle: The Highland Show also introduced my daughter to the concept of highland games and gave us a flavour of Scottish life -- we'd love to have tartan wellies like Isla!'
-- Story Snug, book blogger
'[A] lovely picture book for children... Children will enjoy the bright, colourful illustrations and there are lots of details to point out and talk about. The friendship between wee Isla and her pony is clear to see and Pickle's antics will have young children giggling away and wondering what he will get up to next. Pickle is certainly a pony who is full of character. Whatever the outcome of the competition, Isla knows that you don't have to be perfect to be a winner! Isla & Pickle is a delightful book, with eye-catching illustrations and is a lovely portrayal of friendship.'
-- Portobello Book Blog, book blogger
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