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Year of Stories

  • A Life of Industry: The Photography of John R Hume. Hardback

    A Life of Industry: The Photography of John R Hume

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    John R Hume is Scotland’s foremost expert on industrial heritage. John’s greatest passion was – and is – industry. Over the course of the 1960s, 70...

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  • Where are the Women? Hardback
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    Where are the Women?

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    For most of recorded history, women have been sidelined, if not silenced, by men who named the built environment after themselves. Now is the time ...

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  • For the Safety of All: A Story of Scotland’s Lighthouses Hardback cover

    For the Safety of All: A Story of Scotland’s Lighthouses

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    New Historic Environment Scotland Publication  ‘There have always been lighthouses in my life. There has been a closeness and steadiness to our rel...

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  • Bloody Scotland Hardback

    Bloody Scotland

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    Winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger Award. In Bloody Scotland, twelve of Scotland's best crime writers use the sinister side of the country's buil...

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  • The Secret Life of Tartan: How a Cloth Shaped a Nation

    The Secret Life of Tartan: How a Cloth Shaped a Nation

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    Tartan is so much more than just a cloth. From its clan origins in the Scottish Highlands to the catwalks of Milan, London and New York, from its r...

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  • A History of Scotland's Landscapes

    A History of Scotland's Landscapes

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    A History of Scotland’s Landscapes explores the many ways that we have used, adapted and altered our environment over thousands of years. Full of m...

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  • Scotland's Landscapes

    Scotland's Landscapes

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    Over the past 10,000 years, every inch of Scotland has been shaped, changed and moulded by it's people. Scotland’s Landscapes tells the enduring st...

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  • Scotland's History

    Scotland's History

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    Scotland’s vibrant and bloody past captures the imagination, but there is far more to Scotland's History than murder and mayhem, tragedy and betray...

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  • Who Built Scotland Hardback

    Who Built Scotland

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    Experience a new history of Scotland told through its places. Writers Kathleen Jamie, Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat, James Robertson and ...

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  • Scotland from the Sky Hardback

    Scotland from the Sky

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    As seen on TV! Prepare yourself for a journey into the skies above Scotland. In this book, you will travel in both space and time, starting in the ...

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  • A Work of Beauty  - Paperback

    A Work of Beauty - Paperback

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    Edinburgh is a city of stories – a place that has witnessed everything from great historical upheavals to the individual lives of a remarkable cast...

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  • The Honours of Scotland

    The Honours of Scotland

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    The Honours of Scotland tells the turbulent story of the Honours – Scotland’s crown jewels – and the equally dramatic tale of the Stone of Destiny....

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  • 66: The House that Viewed the World
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    66: The House that Viewed the World

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    The builder of the White House, the hero of Aboukir Bay, a murderer who inspired Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde....66: The House that Viewed the World Set i...

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  • The Unremembered Places: Exploring Scotland's Wild Histories

    The Unremembered Places: Exploring Scotland's Wild Histories

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    There are strange relics hidden across Scotland’s landscape. Forgotten places that are touchstones to incredible stories and past lives which still...

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  • The Queen of Birds novel

    The Queen of Birds

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    An exquisite picture book retelling of a well-known traditional tale by Karine Polwart, one of Scotland’s most well-known songwriters and storytell...

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  • Ye Cannae Shove Yer Granny off a Bus

    Ye Cannae Shove Yer Granny off a Bus

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    This favourite Scottish rhyming book comes with moving parts to bring the rhyme alive for little ones where they really can shove Granny off the bu...

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  • The Legend of the First Unicorn

    The Legend of the First Unicorn

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    It seems nothing can raise a smile from Prince Donald, not even the baker's treats or the bard's songs. Hana, the court magician's granddaughter, i...

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  • There was a wee lassie who swallowed a midgie

    There was a wee lassie who swallowed a midgie

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    'There was a wee lassie who swallowed a midgie. I don't know why she swallowed the midgie, So teeny and squidgy!' In this hilarious twist on a much...

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  • Skye the Puffling

    Skye the Puffling

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    One morning Skye, a cheeky baby puffin with an appetite for adventure, sneaks out of her parents' burrow, tumbles off the cliff edge and accidental...

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  • Finn The Little Seal

    Finn The Little Seal

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    Finn is a baby grey seal. His mother tells him that one day he will swim in the sea, but the sea looks far too big to little Finn. He likes the roc...

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  • An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures

    An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures

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    Mysterious selkies, bad-tempered giants, devious fairies and even Loch Ness's most famous resident, these are the mythical beasts of Scottish folkl...

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  • An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales

    An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales

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    Slithering stoorworms, mischievious brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies, these are the creatures of Scottish folklore. Award-winning child...

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  • Shuggie Bain Paperback novel

    Shuggie Bain

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    2022 Booker Prize Winner Glasgow in 1981 is dying. Good families must grift to survive. Agnes Bain has been abandoned by her philandering husband, ...

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  • Hello Scottish Animals

    Hello Scottish Animals

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    Say hello to Scotland's most famous animals. From leaping red squirrels and hungry highland coos, to jumping dolphins and playful otters, children ...

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  • Harris the Hero
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    Harris the Hero

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    Harris the puffin is lonely and at a loose end. He sets out travelling, looking for adventure and meets a lost baby seal. Harris bravely helps his ...

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  • Greyfriars Bobby: A Puppy's Tale

    Greyfriars Bobby: A Puppy's Tale

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    The heart-warming tale of Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal Skye terrier, is well-known and loved throughout Scotland and the world.  Bobby the lively we...

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  • An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends

    An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends

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    Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards - discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland. Explore secret...

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  • The Seafood Shack: Food & Tales from Ullapool hardback book

    The Seafood Shack: Food & Tales from Ullapool

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    Eager to keep some fresh seafood for their home town of Ullapool, Kirsty and Fenella launched a crowdfunding campaign and opened up shop as The Sea...

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  • The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster

    The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster

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    Ishbel and Kenneth need to save their family from going hungry, so when they remember the old local tale about treasure under Castle Urquhart, they...

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  • The Secret Of The Kelpies

    The Secret Of The Kelpies

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    Every loch in Scotland, however beautiful, has its cold, dark depths. And every loch in Scotland has its kelpie. But it's easy to forget those dang...

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  • Strong Brave True: Great Scots Who Changed the World

    Strong Brave True: Great Scots Who Changed the World - And How You Can Too!

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    A showcase of the innovations of Scots throughout the ages and in many different fields, from astronomy, philosophy and lighthouse design to techno...

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  • The Dangerous Lives of the Jacobites

    The Dangerous Lives of the Jacobites

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    Who was Bonnie Prince Charlie and why was a young man from Italy fighting for the crown? What happened at the earlier failed Risings, and why did t...

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  • Antlers of Water: Writing on the Nature and Environment of Scotland paperback book.

    Antlers of Water: Writing on the Nature and Environment of Scotland

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    Bringing together contemporary Scottish writing on nature and landscape, this inspiring collection prose, poetry and photography in Antlers of Wate...

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  • Willow the Wildcat

    Willow the Wildcat

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    Willow the wildcat kitten and her brother Corrie live in a cosy den in the forest with their mum. But disaster strikes when a nosy sheepdog collaps...

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  • St Kilda, The Last and Outmost Isle - Paperback

    St Kilda, The Last and Outmost Isle - Paperback

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    Archaeologists Angela Gannon and George Geddes spent over 9 months living and working on St Kilda. They have been part of a team which has been res...

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  • Spirit & Spice
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    Spirit & Spice

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    Spirit & Spice is a cookbook and a celebration of contemporary living and eating in the Scottish Highlands, using Scotland’s fabulous produce, ...

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