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.
Before the world meets Sherlock Homes, twelve-year-old Artie Conan Doyle has his own mysteries to solve. Will Artie survive encounters with graveyards, hounds and ghosts in foggy Edinburgh? Or will his first case be his last?
Before the world meets Sherlock Homes, twelve-year-old Artie Conan Doyle has his own mysteries to solve. A mysterious jewel thief seems to walk through walls and disappear at will. Can Artie catch the Phantom and stop the greatest robbery in history?
Before the world meets Sherlock Homes, twelve-year-old Artie Conan Doyle has his own mysteries to solve. A giant dragon has been stolen from a world-famous magician. Can Artie discover the culprit of the seemingly impossible theft?
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.