First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts is a wonderful mixture of fable and fiction, woven together into an exciting race through Scotland's diverse landscapes, accompanied by an array of creatures from mythology and folklore.
Helen has absolutely no interest in becoming a vet like her mother. So she isn't best pleased when asked to help an injured horse. Only this horse isn't entirely normal . . . and nor are his friends.
Without warning, Helen is thrust into an extraordinary world full of magical rituals, fantastical creatures and a dangerous, powerful beast known as the Master, who would destroy it all. Everything hinges on finding the lost Book of Wisdom before the Winter Solstice. Can Helen work out the riddles and help her new friends to make amends for a foolish prank?
In the magical sequel, Wolf Notes and Other Musical Mishaps, Helen has won a place at a prestigious summer music school in remote north-western Scotland. But as she practices for a concert on Midsummer's Eve, her friends, the fabled beasts, prepare for battle-in the very forest where the young musicians are staying.
When Yann the centaur arrives and warns Helen of impending danger, she is forced to cast her musical ambitions aside. Helen finds herself catapulted into a perilous quest, allied with fantastical creatures against a powerful enemy, the Fairy Queen. She finds the mythical island of Tir nan Og, breaks the law and administers first aid to old friends and new ... but will it be enough to help her friends and save herself?
For ages 9-12.
First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts Paperback: 218 pages Publisher: Floris Books (Mar. 27, 2008)
Wolf Notes and Other Musical Mishaps Paperback: 268 pages Publisher: Floris Books (September, 2009)
Sizes First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts: 19-3/4" x 12-3/4" Wolf Notes and Other Musical Mishaps: 7-3/4" x 5"