ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: August 13, 2020
Paddington in Scots
By (author) Michael Bond; Translated by James Robertson; Illustrated by R.W. Alley
Now translated into Scots by James Robertson for the very first time, thisclassic children’s tale is sure to delight Scots readers both new and old, andfans of Paddington, alike.Paddington Bear, the friendly bear from Peru – with his old hat, battered suitcase(complete with secret compartment), duffel coat and love of marmalade – has becomea classic character from British children’s literature.Enjoy the classic story of the bear from Darkest Peru who stowed away on a shipheaded for England. He arrived at Paddington Station with nothing but a suitcase, ahalf-empty jar of marmalade and a label that read, ‘Please look after this bear. Thankyou.’
James Robertson is a co-founder of Itchy Coo. He writes books for both adults andchildren, in English and in Scots. His novel The Testament of Gideon Mack was long-listedfor the Man Booker Prize in 2006 and featured on the Richard and Judy Book Club in2007. For Itchy Coo his translations into Scots include Julia Donaldson’s The Gruffaloand Room on the Broom, Roald Dahl’s The Fantastic Mr Fox and A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh.