Synopses & Reviews
Katie discovers the delights of Scotland, with Nessie too! A perfect first introduction to Scotland for all young children. When Katie meets the Loch Ness Monster in Scotland, fun and adventure soon folllow. Katie and Nessie discover how beautiful and stunning the country is as they take in the sights, from the Highlands to the Edinburgh Festival including: Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park and Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood, The Royal Mile, The National Gallery and Portrait Gallery and Greyfriar's Bobby.
"Lovely watercolors. . . . Not only does this delightful fantasy succeed as art education, but it's a charming story as well." —School Library Journal on Katie Meets the Impressionists
"Mayhew's creatures are appealing anthropomorphized and set in a lush landscape, skillfully rendered in sepia line and glowing watercolors." —Kirkus Reviews on Katie and the Dinosaurs
"Their mild adventures provide young armchair travelers with a brief, amiable introduction to Scottish sights and culture...The artwork, featuring ink drawings and watercolor washes, creates an appealingly childlike vision of a visit to Scotland." —Booklist Online
"Charming...Young readers will enjoy sharing Katie's adventures." —Through the Looking Glass
About the Author
James Mayhew is a children's author and illustrator whose books include Can You See a Little Bear, Katie in London, Katie and the Spanish Princess, Katie Meets the Impressionists, The Knight Who Took All Day, and Who Wants a Dragon? He received the New York Times award for one of the 10 best-illustrated books of the year for The Boy and the Cloth of Dreams.