Katie's Coo: Scots Rhymes for Wee Folk
Illustrated by KAREN SUTHERLAND
Celebrating their 20th anniversary, Itchy Coo's first board book for babies and toddlers has proven itself as a family favourite. With colourful characters and classics like 'Wee Willie Winky' and 'Ally Bally Bee', it's perfect for sharing Scot's tradition and humour with your little one.
Katie's Coo is a collection of eight of Scotland's best loved rhymes and songs. Little ones can sing or chant along with their parents, aunties, uncles, sisters, brothers and grandparents to 'Wee Willie Winky', 'Ally Bally Bee' and more, whilst enjoying the bright colours and friendly farm animals along the w ay.
Illustrated by award-winning artist Karen Sutherland and developed alongside the Scottish Book Trust and Craigmillar Books for Babies, it's a fantastic introduction to Scots language, humour and rhythm.
Published: 1 September 2022
Format: 200x200mm, Board Book
Extent: 16 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.