Book List in Order: 13 titles

  • She was Queen of Scotland and of France, and a possible Queen of England; she was involved in a series of mysterious deaths; in the end she lost her head... But what was life really like for Mary, Queen of Scots?Put on your ruff and step into the ...


  • What was World War One really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old James Marchbank and experience the most important, incredible, peculiar, poignant, remarkable and revolting bits of the war. Inspired by the real-life diary of a Scottish boy sold...


  • Time won't stand still. It's being blown apart.In Edinburgh, time is coming unstuck and the past is breaking loose. Best friends Kate and David are no ordinary kids. They are keys: powerful controllers of time.With their powers the friends are forced...


  • 'She plunged beneath the surface, her eyes blind in the murky, green water: dived again and again until she couldn't take another breath. There was no trace. Freya was gone.' Jess has heard the rumors, old folk tales of creatures that live beneath th...


  • Summer has been stolen. Eternal winter threatens. St Andrews is not known for its glorious weather. But when the sea starts to freeze and ice creeps up the beach, Josh's summer holiday becomes a lot more dangerous. Josh and his new friend Callie are ...


  • Are you ready to travel 200 years into the future, battle to control time and even steal it? Then read on! Enjoy FREE chapters from three exciting books in our Kelpies range of fiction for 8 to 12 year olds: fun adventure The Accidental Time Travelle...


  • Are you ready to follow a stranger into another world, face mind-reading criminals or fall into a demon dimension? Then read on! Enjoy FREE chapters from four exciting new books in the KelpiesTeen range: dark and dangerous romance Beneath by Gill Arb...


  • Fifteen-year-old Callie Hall has just found out she's a witch, and things keep going wrong. Sometimes her mind seems to make things happen, things she can't control. She can set fire to things without a match, and when she's angry people can get hurt...


  • "The Giant Panda Party is based on the popular Edinburgh Zoo pair, Sunshine and Sweetie. In this fun story from Gill Arbuthnott and Joanne Nethercott, Sweetie organizes a birthday surprise for Sunshine.... It s a lovely excuse to describe the charact...






  • Rory the pet mouse goes on a trip to Edinburgh Zoo in Sam's pocket. He leans out to get a better look and falls into the anteater's enclosure. How will wee Rory ever find Sam again in the enormous zoo? 'Have you seen Sam?' Rory asks, and tries to des...


  • Ten years ago, Alaric, leader of the Shadowmen, killed most of the Keepers--teachers of ancient knowledge that threatened his barbaric rule. Young Kit was captured, but his twin sister, Nyssa, escaped. Only later will she learn that both she and her ...


  • A sequel to The Chaos Clock. It is eighteen months after the events of The Chaos Clock, and Kate and David are now at secondary school in Edinburgh. David is struggling to come to terms with his new stepmother, and Kate is being expected to take mor...


  • “What do you mean, we are the keys?” Kate asked incredulously. “From time to time, certain people are born whose fate it is to aid or thwart the attempts of Chaos to destroy time. You and David are two such people. Look!” As he spoke, the r...