Scots Poems for Bairns

Scots Poems for Bairns


Illustrated by BOB DEWAR

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This new selection from the work of JK Annand brings together more than fifty of his much-loved poems in Scots. Inside, you'll find a Crocodile and an Elephant, a Postie and a Piper, a Spaewife and a Snawman, the Loch Ness Monster and dozens of birds, dugs, cuddies and other beasties. Brilliantly illustrated by Bob Dewar, this book is for a whole new generation of bairns and weans to enjoy, along with their teachers, mums, dads, grannies, grandas and anybody who loves Scots words and rhymes.

    Product Details

    Published: 1 August 2024
    Format: 250x204mm, paperback
    Extent: 64 pages
    ISBN: 9781785306440

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    J. K. (James King) Annand (1908-1993) was a Scottish poet and translator. Born in Edinburgh, Annand was a teacher and lifelong champion of the Scots language. He was a founder member of the Scots Language Society and editor of its magazine Lallans. He was particularly known for his Scots poems for children, published in Sing it Aince for Pleisure (1965), Twice for Joy (1973), Thrice to Show Ye (1979) and A Wale o Rhymes (1989).