Books Within Books (8-11)

Ten adventures featuring storybook enchantment

These adventures are based in lands made famous by fairy tales, ancient folklore, some of our best loved classics, or they feature an important book at the heart of the adventure. They are quite literally about books within books.

List created by

Cat Anderson
Cat Anderson

Cat (Catriona) Anderson, who was named, by her mother, after a character in Robert Louis Stevenson’s Kidnapped. Cat is a Children’s Specialist Bookseller, currently working with The Edinburgh Bookshop, and formerly of Border Books at Fort Kinnaird. Before this she was a speech and language therapist for 15 years and remains passionate about access to reading for all ages. Her favourite books are ones which involve enchanted lands, quests to rescue books and characters from her favourite traditional tales in new adventures.