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    Publisher: Floris Books

    Speed Bonnie Boat: A Tale from Scottish History Inspired by the Skye Boat Song

    £6.99
    Explore the story behind the famous Scottish folksong with this beautifully illustrated retelling of Bonnie Prince Charlie's heroic journey.
    ISBN: 9781782503675
    AuthorAlfredo Belli
    Pub Date16/03/2017
    BindingPaperback
    Pages24
    Availability: In Stock

    "Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing,
    'Onward!' the sailors cry;
    Carry the lad who's born to be king
    Over the sea to Skye."
    Sung throughout the world, the Skye Boat Song evocatively brings alive the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie's famous journey from the Outer Hebrides to Skye, off Scotland's west coast, after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden.
    This stunning picture book, inspired by the lyrics of the traditional Scottish folksong, illustrates the true story of one of Scotland's most famous heroes and introduces children to this dramatic period of Scottish history.
    The beautiful landscapes and seascapes of Scotland's west coast are captured by Alfredo Belli's stunning illustrations.

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    "Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing,
    'Onward!' the sailors cry;
    Carry the lad who's born to be king
    Over the sea to Skye."
    Sung throughout the world, the Skye Boat Song evocatively brings alive the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie's famous journey from the Outer Hebrides to Skye, off Scotland's west coast, after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden.
    This stunning picture book, inspired by the lyrics of the traditional Scottish folksong, illustrates the true story of one of Scotland's most famous heroes and introduces children to this dramatic period of Scottish history.
    The beautiful landscapes and seascapes of Scotland's west coast are captured by Alfredo Belli's stunning illustrations.