Disaster at the Highland Games

Riel Nason

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ISBN: 9781989817063

Disaster at the Highland Games

  Author:   Riel Nason  
  Artist :   Nathasha Pilotte    
  Publisher:  Chocolate River Publishing

Kate loves going to Highland dance class each week and is thrilled when her teacher suggests she compete at the Highland Games for the first time. Kate agrees to practice, but quickly changes her mind when she realises it’s not as much fun to dance at home alone as it is with friends in class. And, besides, she figures her dancing is already good enough. Everything will be fine. Or will it?

A single misstep sets off a hilarious chain of events across the whole games field in this over-the-top tale…

This high-energy picture book by author and Highland dance teacher Riel Nason showcases Highland dancing and the Highland Games culture and is brought to life by the whimsical illustrations of Nathasha Pilotte.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781989817063
Item MC0280
PublisherChocolate River Publishing
PublisherChocolate River Publishing
Published on July 28 2021
Language eng
Pages 32
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 10(in)
Shipping weight149(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Riel Nason is a Canadian writer living in New Brunswick. She writes for both adults and children. Her debut novel The Town That Drowned won the Commonwealth Book Prize for Canada and Europe and the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award. More recently, she is the author of the bestselling picture book The Little Ghost Who Was a Quilt. She is also a certified highland dance teacher, and she loves attending highland games in North America and Scotland along with her daughter who is a competitive highland dancer.

Nathasha Pilotte is a self taught artist. Born in 1989 in Quebec City, she is now a long term resident of Saint John, New Brunswick where she practised nursing before devoting herself fully to creative pursuits. She likes to paint in watercolour and acrylics, taking her inspiration from daily life to create a colourful imaginative world. Her creation is carefully supervised by her cats Zim and Luha.