Alison Web page, a youngsters’s creator and Isle of Arran resident, printed her first image e book “The Westie Fest” three years in the past.
It was reviewed by Scottish Field at the time, in January 2019 and awarded a 5 * E-book Overview.
The evaluate stated: ‘A fantastically illustrated e book with numerous details about issues to see and do on the Isle of Arran, together with a smidge of Gaelic.
‘Corrie the West Highland Terrier, named after one among Arran’s villages, needs to do her Papa and her nation proud by competing within the Westie Fest Video games whereas exhibiting fellow rivals from all around the world her fantastic house. An excellent learn for kids with numerous vibrant and interesting photos but additionally one the grown ups will get pleasure from.’
There at the moment are three books within the Corrie’s Capers sequence, every having a Scottish theme and primarily based on the adventures of Alison’s wee Westie.
In The Tattoo Toorie Corrie heads to Auld Reekie. It takes braveness, essential assist from her Papa and Gran Flora to make sure Corrie can carry out her particular obligation at Edinburgh Fortress.
Corrie’s Curling Capers incorporates the historical past of islanders leaving Arran for a brand new life in Canada. Corrie’s Canadian cousins tour a lot of Glasgow’s fabulous customer points of interest. Any story about curling wouldn’t be full with out point out of Ailsa Craig and the way higher to journey there than aboard Waverley Paddle Steamer?
Alison is the Isle of Arran Neighborhood Ambassador for Mary’s Meals and income from all her books are donated to this grassroots charity.
Alison stated: ‘Each little one deserves an schooling and sufficient to eat. College + Meals = Hope/
‘It prices simply 8p to offer a meal and £15.90 to feed a baby for a complete college yr.’
Mary’s Meals is at present reaching 1.8 million youngsters in 19 of the poorest nations.
To this point Corrie’s Capers has donated £10k.
Inscribed books are that can be purchased on-line at www.westie.scot/shop/
On-line and in particular person creator occasions are additionally accessible.