Clip clop CRASH! Yann and the Fabled Beasts gang are taking over DiscoverKelpies for a day!

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Good morning Kelpies fans! We found this very mysterious blog waiting for us when we arrived at DiscoverKelpies Towers so of course we had to share it with you… Clip clop tip tap… Helen : What are you doing, Yann? Yann: *tapping furiously at the keyboard* I’m writing a blog post for Discover Kelpies about […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Philip Longson

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Illustrator of…For the last three weeks we’ve dedicated our #FlorisDesign take-overs to showcasing our wonderfully talented Traditional Scottish Tales illustrators! We kicked off our interview series with The Dragon Stoorworm illustrator, Matthew Land, followed by The Selkie Girl illustrator, Ruchi Mhasane, and for our final instalment we have the brilliant illustrator of Lari Don’s The […]

Cover reveal! Introducing The Fabled Beast Chronicles by Lari Don

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Happy Friday, Kelpies readers! And boy, do we have a treat for you. A cover reveal treat, that is! You might have heard some whispers over on the DiscoverKelpies Twitter and Facebook page that our favourite Lari Don series, First Aid for Fairies, is getting a bit of a makeover. Well, we’re chuffed to bits […]

Interview with Lari Don

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Lari Don, author of the First Aid for Fairies series, is interviewed about the heart-stopping finale Maze Running at Traquair Maze. She talks about what it’s like to finish writing a series, reveals her favourite character and thinks up three things she would take with her on a quest with the fabled beasts.

Launch of Lari Don’s Maze Running and Other Magical Missions

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Last week we had a fantastic time launching the fourth, AND FINAL (sob!), book in Lari Don’s First Aid for Fairies Series. The brilliantly named Maze Running and Other Magical Missions was launched first at a school, Lorne Primary in Edinburgh and later on we had a launch party at Scottish Book Trust (where we’ve […]