Recommended reads

Explore book recommendations and delve into exciting stories about Scotland's historic places, tales and characters.

Author Barbara Henderson knows a thing or two about books – she’s written seven for young people and won a 2021 Young Quills Award for Historical Fiction for her novel The Siege of Caerlaverock. Lots of her novels draw on stories of Scotland’s past for inspiration.

We asked Barbara for a list of some of her favourite books about Scotland’s places and people, and she has come up with some great suggestions.

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