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Mary, Queen of Scots

Escape from Lochleven Castle

Theresa Breslin Illustrated by Teresa Martinez

32 pp.  
10 1/2" x 9"
Illustrations: Color illustrations

Floris Books


Published:  October 2018


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

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

Through stunning illustrations and a gripping story—and 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.

(Ages 5 to 9 years)

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