ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: November 3, 2020
The Snowman in Scots
By (author) Raymond Briggs; Translated by Matthew Fitt
Spend Christmas with everyone’s favourite Snowman! Now available in Scots for the very first time, Matthew Fitt brings this classic tale to life in a new way which is sure to delight Scots readers both new and old. The Snowman is the perfect festive read for ALL the family!When the snow falls, magic fills the air.One snowy day a boy builds a Snowman and in the middle of the night the Snowman comes to life.Featuring artwork from the original animated film of The Snowman, this delightful book will take you on a magical journey to the North Pole and back again.
Matthew Fitt is a novelist and poet as well as a translator. An acknowledged expert in the field of Scots language education, he has written numerous children’s books and translated a number of titles into Scots including Roald Dahl’s The Eejits and Geordie’s Mingin Medicine, David Walliams’ Mr Mingin and Billionaire Bairn and J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane. He is a co-founder of and contributing author to the Itchy Coo imprint. Matthew was winner of the Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Books award at the 2020 Scottish Book Trust Awards.