Children's reading lists

16 of the best Scottish children’s books and authors

Looking for a way to celebrate the life and times of Robert Burns on Burns Night? Or do you just want to read some great Scottish literature? From magical Highland adventures and sweet stories for wee ones to classic tales by Scottish authors, there's a story here for you.

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An image of four children's books set in Scotland or by Scottish authors. They sit side by side on a dark and light blue montage background
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