Created amid rugged Highland hills, tartan is the very symbol of Scotland, a proud beacon of national independence and individual clan loyalty. This fascinating book looks at what is known about these skillfully handcrafted patterns, which have passed down through the centuries. Filled with fun trivia, it attempts to drive some of the wilder, woollier myths back into the misty Celtic twilight.
About the Author
Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and colleges and has written numerous books for children.