Kate McLelland is an accomplished illustrator and printmaker who studied at Edinburgh College of Art. She is the creator of the Isla and Pickle picture book series and the My First Scottish board book collection, and is the illustrator of bestselling picture book There Was a Wee Lassie Who Swallowed a Midgie.
'This was one of my most anticipated picture books of the year Packed with lively pictures of our favourite creatures and with simple text for younger readers, this is the perfect book for my bairns (and anyone who adores animals!) and is a great introduction to our country's most famous animals, sharing the vibrant range of wildlife here. It's a bonnie book for sure!' -- Bookbairn Praise for Kate McLelland: '[The] illustrations are bold and bright, simple but with enough to keep the interest and attention of wee bairns!' The Scotsman 'Kate McLelland's choice of unique Scottish animals and colorful illustrations are simple and very visually satisfying.' Youth Services Book Review