The Pictish Child
(Open Road Media Teen & Tween, Sept. 29, 2015)
A web of evil Scottish magic entangles 3 children American twins Jennifer and Peter love spending time with their grandmother in Scotland, especially because their sweet and loving Gran is a witch. A trip to meet Gran’s coven provides some unexpected surprises when a woman presents the twins’ little sister, Molly, with an ancient talisman. The relic leads the children to a frightened Pictish girl from the 9th century who has fled through time to escape a terrible evil. Jennifer, Peter, and Molly will have to join forces with Gran’s friends to defeat a bearer of bad magic and help a time traveler return to her rightful past. In this delightfully atmospheric and imaginative novel, acclaimed fantasist Jane Yolen enthralls readers of all ages with a tale rich in wonder, surprise, and enchanted adventure. The Pictish Child is the 2nd Tartan Magic book, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Jane Yolen including rare images from the author’s personal collection.