Revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Scottish traditions and folklore—from William Wallace, Rob Roy, and MacBeth to golf, kilts, and haggis.
Here are the answers to questions you’ve always had—or never knew you had—and more as he covers all aspects of Scotland. From Scottish culture to the ancient history of the country to modern pastimes, this book has all that and more. Learn…
Why the thistle is the floral emblem of Scotland,
How Scotch whisky is made,
Why the Scots celebrate Hogmanay
How to play the bagpipes
If there is really a monster living in Loch Ness
What is Gaelic
What is the Stone of Destiny
And much more.
This delightful book is the perfect gift for anyone planning a visit to Scotland, with an interest in Scottish history, or a drop of Scottish blood. With 50 color illustrations.
Jonathan Green is a teacher and writer. He is the author of Scottish Miscellany and Christmas Miscellany in addition to more than fifty other titles, including You Are the Hero. He lives in London, England.