* The only children's history of Scotland on the market * Richard Brassey is already a bestseller in Scotland * Perfect pickupable paperback for holiday makers * Geared to the needs of Scottish schools
Richard Brassey's first book, HOW TO SPEAK CHIMPANZEE, brought him huge coverage and NESSIE was No.1 on the Scottish children's bestseller list in 1996. His newest book is the highly inventive novelty book THE STORE DETECTIVE. He lives in London with his American wife and their 10-year old son George. His grandmother was Scottish. Stewart Ross is entirely Scots. He is an ex-teacher, and the author of many books for children on historical subjects, and of four popular books on aspects of Scottish history for adults. He is currently working on THE OXFORD BOOK OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (OUP) and THE YOUNG TELEGRAPH COUNTDOWN TO THE MILLENNIUM.