The 12 Days o Yule A Scottish Twelve Days of Christmas by Susan Rennie
  

The 12 Days o Yule A Scottish Twelve Days of Christmas

Written by Susan Rennie
Illustrated by Matthew Land
Part of the Picture Kelpies: Traditional Scottish Tales Series

Synopsis

The 12 Days o Yule A Scottish Twelve Days of Christmas by Susan Rennie

On the 1st day o Yuletide, My true luve gied tae me, A reid robin in a rowan tree. Take a deep breath and prepare for a journey through all twelve days of Yuletide with a cast of skaters skooshin, lassies birlin, sheep a-shooglin and the all-important five gowden rings. The stunningly beautiful illustrations bring this Scots version of the ever-popular Christmas song to life in vivid detail. Inspired by the traditional verse, this adaptation features easy-to-understand (and pronounce) Scots words and creatures, including hoolets (owls) and bonnie doos (beautiful doves). Perfect for children and parents to read and sing along to, throughout the festive season.

Reviews

'A charming, old-fashioned Christmas offering.'

'The Scots words are easy to pronounce and fun to say making this a version that is perfect for all to join in and chant together.'

About the Author

Susan Rennie lectures on the history of Scots and lexicography at Glasgow University. A renowned Scots language expert, she is a co-founder of Scots language publisher Itchy Coo and author of several Scots language books for children. Matthew Land is an illustrator currently living on a dairy farm in the Welsh hills. Since graduating with a degree in illustration from University College Falmouth in 2012, he has interspersed his illustration with travelling the world. He is also the illustrator of another Traditional Scottish Tale, The Dragon Stoorworm.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4 to 7 years

Author

Susan Rennie
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Publisher

Kelpies an imprint of Floris Books

Publication date

17th September 2015

ISBN

9781782502081

Publisher Profile

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Kelpies Books celebrate quality children’s books with brilliant authors, engaging stories and a Scottish twist! They create books that capture children’s imaginations at all ages. Under 6s will have loads of fun with Kelpies picture books, 9 to 12-year-olds will be whisked away by Kelpies and young teens will be gripped by KelpiesTeen novels.

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