Independent publisher Floris Books is firmly rooted in Edinburgh, Scotland home of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
We are the largest publisher of children’s books in Scotland. We publish board and picture books for 0-7 year olds, including international stories in translation and nostalgic classics from illustrators such as Elsa Beskow, as well as the Kelpies, a much-loved range of Scottish children's books for 1-15 year olds.
All of our Kelpies books have a Scottish connection — be it the author, illustrator, characters, storyline or setting — which makes them very special indeed. But wherever in the world you are, you can always enjoy a Kelpie! Kelpies are Scottish books for children everywhere.
Dark dragons, ghostly pipers and sly wizards -- discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland. Stories by Carnegie-medalist Theresa Breslin and illustrations by Scottish fine artist Kate Leiper. A beautiful gift anthology.
Slithering stoorworms, mischievous brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies are exquisitely brought to life for children in Theresa Breslin's enchanting tales and Kate Leiper's otherwordly illustrations.
Theresa Breslin's Scottish tales of selkies, giants, fairies and monsters and brought to life by Kate Leiper's exquisite illustrations. A companion volume to An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales.
Winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Award 2016 and the Scottish Children's Book Awards 2016. When the mysterious Nowhere Emporium arrives in Glasgow, orphan Daniel gets drawn into its magical world. A riot of imagination and fantasy.
Meet the amazing animals of Scotland in this beautiful gift book, packed full of fun facts, vibrant illustrations and maps showing where to spot these wonderful creatures -- from puffins and basking sharks to endangered wildcats.
Step into the boots of real-life boy soldier James Marchbank and experience the most important and incredible bits of the First World War. Mixes fascinating facts and an engaging story with brilliant illustrations.
Robbie knows there's something strange about the man who stumbles out of a stormy sea into the Shetland islanders lives. Will anyone believe him? Mollie Hunter's best-known story, a true Scottish classic.
Discover Scotland with this bright and lively activity and sticker book that's bursting with a huge variety of things to do: dot-to-dots, mazes, spot the difference, word games, picture and number puzzles, things to spot, plus lots of stickers!
Discover Scotland with this bright and lively doodle book that's bursting with fun scenes to draw, design and colour. Draw a Scottish castle, doodle the Loch Ness Monster, colour in the Highland Games and fill the V&A Dundee with masterpieces.
A re-designed, expanded edition of a classic bestseller. Anna and Benjamin discover the plants and animals living around a 300-year-old tree through detailed, charming illustrations. A blend of fiction and fact to delight and inform.
Book Festival Trading Ltd (SC246802) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Edinburgh International Book Festival (a registered charity in Scotland SC010120) with its registered address at 5a Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR.