FORMAT: Hardback
ISBN: 9781785303135
RRP: £12.99
PAGES: 128
PUBLICATION DATE: September 24, 2020


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

By (author) Martin Waddell; Edited by James Robertson; Edited by Matthew Fitt; Introduction by Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

Welcome to the wonderful fairytale world of Hans Christian Andersen . . . retold fortoday’s children in Scots for the very first time.This classic collection brings together nine favourite stories, from the fun and humourof the proud Emperor with his splendid new clothes, to the gentle sadness of the LittleMermaid. With a colourful cast of witches, princesses, toys and animals, this rich andvaried collection is guaranteed to delight and entertain readers young and old.Emma Chichester Clark’s glorious illustrations bring the tales vividly to life, making thisbook 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

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