The Reiver Rat The Highway Rat in Scots by Julia Donaldson


The Reiver Rat The Highway Rat in Scots by Julia Donaldson

Gie's yer bridies and bannocks, Yer puddens and teacakes tae! For I am the Rat, the Reiver Rat, And whitiver I want I'll hae. Caw cannie when the Reiver Rat's aboot. He ll pauchle yer scran...and yer hert! In this brilliant new Scots translation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's classic tale, find out what happens to the swashbuckling Reiver Rat who steals everyone s food at the point of a sword.

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

8th October 2015



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