The Smeds and the Smoos in Scots
JULIA DONALDSON & AXEL SCHEFFLER
Translated by JAMES ROBERTSON
Please Note: This book is currently available for delivery to the UK only.
Jump into a much-loved space quest, from the author of The Gruffalo. For the first time in Scots, this heart warming story is full of endlessly charming illustrations and so many fun new phrases!
'By a lunkarty loch on a faur-awa planet
There steyed a young Smed‚ and her name wis Janet.
No that faur aff‚ on a haggerty hill‚
There steyed a young Smoo, and he wis cried Bill.'
Come on a wonderful adventure in Scots! Travel with the Smeds and Smoos as they journey to the planets of Mubjub, Feckilty, Glaur and Slaister, meet the Sklaffies and the Klags and along the way learn a very important lesson about love. Full of fun rhymes and adventurous twists and turns, The Smeds and the Smoos in Scots is sure to entertain the whole family.
Published: 26 October 2023
Format: 280x250mm, paperback
Julia Donaldson (Author)
Julia Donaldson, the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate, is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's most-loved picture books including The Gruffalo and What the Ladybird Heard.
Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
Axel Scheffler is one of the world's best-loved illustrators. A publishing phenomenon with millions of copies sold, he has illustrated some of the bestselling and most-read children's books over the last twenty years.
James Robertson (Translator)
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 long-listed 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.