Theresa Breslin

Theresa Breslin won the Kathleen Fidler Award with her first novel, Simon’s Challenge, and went on to win the 1995 Carnegie Medal with her highly acclaimed novel Whispers in the Graveyard. Having written over 30 books, Theresa has established herself as one of the most exciting British writers for young readers. Her work has been sold in more than 20 languages and has been dramatised for TV, theatre and Radio.

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures is the second collection by Theresa’s out with Floris Books, with illustrations by Kate Leiper. It follows on from the critically acclaimed Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales, which was longlisted for the 2013 Kate Greenaway.