Itchy Coo Book of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales in Scots, The

Emma Chichester Clark, James Robertson, Julia Donaldson, Martin Waddell, Matthew Fitt

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Black and White Publishing

Published: 24-09-2020


Nine of Hans Christian Andersen’s favourite fairy tales are featured in this book, now retold in Scots for the first time by a host of well known Scottish writers.

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Welcome to the wonderful fairytale world of Hans Christian Andersen . . . retold for today’s children in Scots for the very first time. This classic collection brings together nine favourite stories, from the fun and humour of the proud Emperor with his splendid new clothes, to the gentle sadness of the Little Mermaid. With a colourful cast of witches, princesses, toys and animals, this rich and varied collection is guaranteed to delight and entertain readers young and old. Emma Chichester Clark’s glorious illustrations bring the tales vividly to life, making this book a joy to share and a gift to treasure. Featured stories: * The Princess and the Pea, translated vt Elaine C. Smith * The Ugly Duckling, translated by Shane Strachan * The Tinderbox, translated by Thomas Clark * The Little Match Girl, translated by James Robertson * The Emperor’s New Clothes, translated by Val McDermid * The Tin Soldier, translated by Matthew Fitt * The Swineherd, translated by Susi Briggs * The Nightingale, translated by Ashley Douglas * The Little Mermaid, translated by Sheena Blackall

Additional information

Dimensions 244 × 267 mm
Page Count 128