The Legend of the First Unicorn (Picture Kelpies) (Hardcover)

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By Lari Don, Natasa Ilinčic (Illustrator)
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A unique origin story for one of the world's most famous magical creatures, with stunning illustrations.

Once upon a time, a young prince lost his smile.

It seemed nothing would make Prince Donald smile, not songs from the musician or cakes from the baker. The court magician tried to make a new magical beast for the prince, but it was so frightening he let it go. Still determined to help Donald, the magician's granddaughter, Hana, invents a majestic creature with the body of a horse and the horn of a gazelle, and calls him 'a unicorn'.

Hana and Donald playfully chase the unicorn through the forest, and it seems that this magical animal might hold the key to the prince's smile. But then they discover a darker beast, lurking in the trees�

This is a sparkling origin tale from the creators of The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster.

About the Author

Lari Don has worked in politics and broadcasting, but is now a full-time writer and storyteller. She grew up in the north-east of Scotland, and lives in Edinburgh. She is the author more than 20 books for children of all ages including the Fabled Beasts Chronicles and Spellchasers trilogy for middle grade readers, Mind Blind for young teens, and picture books The Tale of Tam Linn, The Secret of the Kelpie, and The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster. Natasa Ilincic is a designer and illustrator originally from Croatia and now living and working in Edinburgh. She is particularly inspired by magic and folklore. She is the illustrator of The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781782506478
ISBN-10: 1782506470
Publisher: Kelpies
Publication Date: September 29th, 2020
Pages: 36
Language: English
Series: Picture Kelpies