The Itchy Coo Book o Grimms' Fairy Tales in Scots

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Step into a magical world of beautiful princesses and handsome princes, wicked witches and good fairies. Here are ten of the best-loved fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm, retold in a friendly, accessible way that's perfect for young children, and now in a beautiful new edition.

Featuring glowing illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark, and translated from Saviour Pirotta's lively retellings, these classic fairy tales are now shared in Scots for the first time, translated by a host of well known Scottish writers.

Featured Stories: The Sleepin Princess (Matthew Fitt); The Enchantit Gingebreid Hoose (Lari Don); The Magic Bear and the Bonnie Prince (Val McDermid); The Golden-Haired Lassie in the Tower (Sanjeev Kohli); The Wee Moosie and the Swickfu Cat (Shane Strachan); The Princess and the Seeven Wee Gadgies (Thomas Clark); The Swans and the Guid Sister (Ashley Douglas); The Princess and the Puddock (James Robertson); The Lassie That Spun Strae intae Gowd (Matthew Mackie); The Twelve Dauncin Princesses (Susi Briggs)

The Itchy Coo Book o Grimms' Fairy Tales in Scots will be published on 5 August 2021. You can pre-order your copy now, by clicking here

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