Rabbie's Rhymes: Burns for Wee Folk
Illustrated by KAREN SUTHERLAND
'Fair fa yer honest sonsie face
Great chieftain o the pudding race'
Marking the 20th anniversary of Itchy Coo, this beautifully illustrated collection of Scotland's best loved poetry is back in the form of the extremely popular lift-the-flap book, to inspire even the youngest budding poet in a simple, entertaining and colourful way.
Kids w ill delight in the hidden surprises within the pages, lifting the flaps to reveal where the moose is hiding and w hat the haggis has on its head, while singing along with parents and teachers to favourite Scottish tunes such as 'Red Red Rose' with Rabbie travelling alongside them through the story, ending up in a marvellous Burns Supper rendition of 'Auld Lang Syne'.
Published: 10 November 2022
Format: 200x200mm, Board Book
Extent: 18 pages
James Robertson is a co-founder of Itchy Coo. He writes books for both adults and children, in English and in Scots. His novel The Testament of Gideon Mack was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2006 and featured on the Richard and Judy Book Club in 2007. For Itchy Coo his translations include Julia Donaldson’s The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom, Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox and A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh.
Matthew Fitt is a published novelist and poet as w ell as a translator. An acknowledged expert in the field of Scots language education, Matthew has written numerous children's books and has translated a number of titles into Scots including Roald Dahl's The Eejits and Geordie's Mingin Medicine.
Karen Sutherland is an award-winning artist who is also the illustrator of Animal ABC, A Moose in the Hoose, Eck the Bee and all the books in the KATIE series, Katie's Coo, Katie's Moose and Katie's Ferm.