Lari Don is a children’s writer and storyteller, who was brought up in the North East of Scotland, and now lives in Edinburgh. She writes adventure novels inspired by Scottish folklore, eg the Spellchasers trilogy and the Fabled Beast Chronicles, and retellings of folktales and legends, eg The Secret Of The Kelpie, The Dragon's Hoard, and Girls, Goddesses & Giants. She is particularly passionate about using old tales to encourage children to create their own new stories. You can find more information on her website: and you can often find Lari on Twitter: @LariDonWriter.

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