Scotch the Scare-go: the friendly Scarecrow who makes scares go away by Neil Dickinson

Scotch is a friendly scarecrow who is chosen to be a ‘Scare-go’ – someone who helps children overcome their fears and anxieties.


Neil is a member of Slough Writers ( and has been a medical writer for most of his career before turning his hand to children’s fiction. He lives in Farnham Common with his wife Helen and his two children aged 15 and 11 – who both loved the Scotch the Scare-go stories when they were first written.

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