Illustrated by KAREN SUTHERLAND
Explore the alphabet and Scots language with some favourite animal friends and find out if a crocodile can keep his claes clean and what it means to be 'airm in airm' with an aardvark!
Join in the fun of learning with this vibrant introduction to the twenty-six letters of the alphabet that includes a menagerie of marvellous creatures and a collection of Scots sayings that are sure to inspire little bairns and big kids alike!
Susan Rennie's endlessly entertaining scenarios featuring brave and fascinating animal friends are brought to life by Karen Sutherland's striking illustrations. Adults will delight in finding new phrases in Scots whilst kids will revel in sharing their new knowledge with others and returning to the colourful stories again and again.
Published: 25 May 2023
Format: 210x210mm, Board book
Extent: 56 pages
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About the Author
Susan Rennie (Author)
Susan Rennie is a writer, researcher and lexicographer. She was Editor of the Dictionary of the Scots Language and the Historical Thesaurus of Scots projects at the Universities of Dundee and Glasgow. She has worked on The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary and Chambers Dictionary and is the chief editor of the Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary. Susan has written several books in Scots for children, including The GFG: The Guid Freendly Giant (The BFG in Scots) and The Derk Isle, the first Scots translation of Tintin.
Karen Sutherland (Illustrator)
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.