Season 3 - Episodes 5 & 6 - A Loch Ness Adventure
Books Mentioned in this Podcast
When their family inherits a crumbling Scottish castle, they also inherit the boggart that lives there—an invisible, mischievous spirit who’s been playing tricks on castle residents for hundreds of years. When the family returns home, the boggart is trapped in a rolltop desk that they take with them—and nothing will ever be the same! Margaret McElderry Books (2004) Ages 8-12.
The traditional stories of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and Wales take the reader to the fantastical world of Celtic folklore. Translated and transcribed by folklorists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this book includes 16 stories that conjure forgotten realms and rare magical creatures. Chronicle (2016) Ages 5-12.
Every lake in Scotland has its cold, dark depths, and every lake also has its kelpie even though it’s easy to forget those dangers on sunny afternoons. Flora is playing with her siblings by the lake when she notices a stunning white horse. While her siblings clamor for a chance to ride the animal, Flora is worried. Kelpies (2016) Ages 4-7.
Ishbel and Kenneth need to save their family from going hungry, so they set off across Loch Ness to Urquhart Castle in search of treasure which is rumored to be hidden under the castle. A perfect companion to the bestseller, The Secret of the Kelpie, also by Lari Don. Kelpies (2018) Ages 4-7.
When 8 year-old Kirstie finds a strange egg near her home, she has no idea what will come out. Only her grandfather knows what it is—a water horse! After the creature hatches, it grows bigger—and bigger—and BIGGER? How can Kirstie’s family keep this giant pet? Yearling (2007) Ages 6-9.
Uni is just like the other unicorns, except she believes that little girls are real. Somewhere there must be a smart, strong, wonderful, magical little girl waiting to be best friends. In fact, far away, a real little girl believes there is a unicorn waiting for her too. Random House (2014) Ages 3-8.
Peter Pan and his fairy friend Tinker Bell are back in this vintage Little Golden Book featuring gorgeous illustrations from 1952. Golden Disney (2007) Ages 4-7.