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PUBLICATION DATE: March 2, 2009
Katie’s Beasties: Creepie-crawlies for Wee Folk
By (author) Karen Sutherland; Illustrated by Karen Sutherland
Katie’s bonnie Bumbee bizzes roon a flooer.Katie’s strippit Clocker looks awfie dour.Katie’s siller Slaters bide ablow a stane.Katie’s Jecky Forty-Feet steys oot in the rain.”Katie’s Beasties” is the fourth publication in the best-selling “Katie” series. This time award-winning illustrator Karen Sutherland turns her attention to Scotland’s bugs and creepie-crawlies. The ever-inquisitive Katie gets a close-up view of Reidcoats, Hairy Oobits, Horniegolachs, Jenny Lang-Legs, Clegs, Midgies, Ettercaps and many more. The illustrations, as ever, are bright, cheerful and funny, and the accompanying rhymes will help children and adults alike identify a range of creepin, fleein, crowlin wee beasties.In a slightly different format from the previous books, “Katie’s Beasties” is packed with fun as well as being informative. It will make a superb gift item and will appeal right across the age range, from 3 to 93.
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.