Kelpies News and Features

Kelpies Video Library

Posted on 05/06/20 in Books, Fun Stuff

On this page, you will find an alphabetical list of video content related to Kelpies books, available for free online. If you are an educator looking …

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Find Your Local Unicorn

Posted on 27/03/20 in Books, Fun Stuff, Lari Don

Once upon a time in the kingdom of Scotland, a young prince lost his smile. No one could help Prince Donald find his smile until his friend Hana, the …

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Sharing Our Stories Online

Posted on 27/03/20 in Books, Features for Teachers

As we all adjust to the significant lifestyle changes during this time of uncertainty, we recognise the need to be flexible in our approach to grantin …

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Thorfinn the Nicest Viking: Piebald’s Potion Maker

Posted on 19/03/20 in Fun Stuff

In the latest prank-playing, turnip-mashing, bunny-kidnapping adventure, Thorfinn the nicest Viking must find a cure for Chief Harald, who has been po …

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Guest Post: Imagining Unicorns by Nataša Ilinčić

Posted on 13/02/20 in Guest posts, Nataša Ilinčić

In today’s guest post, illustrator Nataša Ilinčić takes us through the process of creating her latest picture book, The Legend of the First Unicorn. I …

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Guest Post: Searching for Unicorns by Lari Don

Posted on 13/02/20 in Guest posts, Lari Don

Have you ever been surprised by a unicorn? In today’s guest blog, Lari Don explains why Scotland has so many of these mythical creatures… Surprised …

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Awesome Scottish Castles map

Posted on 11/02/20 in Fun Stuff

Scotland is home to over one thousand castles! Hover over the picture of each castle for a fun fact, and click to find out more on Historic Environmen …

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Extract: Artie Conan Doyle and the Scarlet Phantom

Posted on 29/11/19 in Artie Conan Doyle Mysteries, Books

Priceless stolen jewels. An invisible criminal. This case can only be solved by the world’s greatest detective. No, not Sherlock Holmes! Boy-detective …

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Features for Teachers: The Dangerous Lives of the Jacobites

Posted on 15/10/19 in Features for Teachers

Who were the Jacobites and what were they fighting for? Step into the shoes of siblings Rob and Aggie, young Jacobites living in the Scottish Highland …

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The Boy with the Butterfly Mind: Blog Tour

Posted on 24/09/19 in Author Interviews, Guest posts, Victoria Williamson

To celebrate the launch of The Boy with the Butterfly Mind, author Victoria Williamson has been busy in the blogosphere with guest posts, interviews a …

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