Robert the Bruce: The King and the Spider

By Molly MacPherson

Illustrator: Teresa Martinez

Format: Paperback

The legend of Robert the Bruce's inspiring encounter with a tenacious spider, has been adapted into a spectacular children's picture book, with stunning illustrations packed with drama and historical detail and the message of never giving up.

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Floris Books

Floris Books is an independent publishing company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2016 Floris won the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year. Floris Books is the largest children's book publisher in Scotland and are well known for the Kelpies range of Scottish children's books. They also publish international children’s books and an extensive list of non-fiction books, including alternative education, agriculture, health, parenting and religion.

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The legend of Robert the Bruce's inspiring encounter with a tenacious spider, popularised by Sir Walter Scott, is well known throughout Scotland and the rest of the world.Following the rebellious king's journey from crushing defeat in battle and daring escape to lonely exile in a dark cave, Robert the Bruce spots a tiny spider that refuses to give up trying to spin its web. Inspired by its perseverance, King Robert returns to the cause, eventually leading his army to victory at the Battle of Bannockburn, a defining moment in Scottish history. Through stunning illustrations and a gripping story, packed with historical detail, children will experience the tension of Robert the Bruce's escape and the excitement of his return to victory. This is an engaging historical tale for children starring one of the most famous figures of the Scottish Wars of Independence.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Floris Books
Publication Date 21 Mar 2019
ISBN 9781782505587
Number of Pages 24

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