The Gruffalo in Scots by Julia Donaldson


The Gruffalo in Scots by Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo now available for the first time in Scots. Everybody loves The Gruffalo and now you can enjoy this children's classic for the very first time in Scots. Translated by James Robertson and published by Itchy Coo, this new edition of The Gruffalo has been approved by Julia Donaldson and will delight both children and adults alike. A moose took a dauner through the deep, mirk widd. A tod saw the moose and the moose looked guid. Come a wee bit further intae the deep, mirk widd, and find oot whit happens when the sleekit moose comes face tae face wi a hoolet, a snake and a hungry gruffalo...

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the prize-winning author of the world’s most-loved picture books including What the Ladybird Heard and The Gruffalo, the latter of which has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, been translated into 50 languages and been adapted into a popular animated film. She was the UK Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013 and was awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to Literature. Julia lives in West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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32 pages


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Publication date

9th August 2012



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