Robert the Bruce: The King and the Spider


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The legend of Robert the Bruce's inspiring encounter with a tenacious spider, popularised by Sir Walter Scott, is well known throughout Scotland and the rest of the world.\nFollowing the rebellious king's journey from crushing defeat in battle and daring escape to lonely exile in a dark cave, Robert the Bruce spots a tiny spider that refuses to give up trying to spin its web. Inspired by its perseverance, King Robert returns to the cause, eventually leading his army to victory at the Battle of Bannockburn, a defining moment in Scottish history

Format Paperback | 24 pages
Dimensions 242 x 283 x 10.16mm | 229g
Publication date 02 Apr 2019
Publication City/Country Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Language English
Illustrations note colour illustrations


Isbn Number 9781782505587


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