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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stane Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in Scots

Written by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stane Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in Scots Synopsis

Mr and Mrs Dursley, o nummer fower, Privet Loan, were prood tae say that they were gey normal, thank ye awfie muckle. They were the lest fowk ye wid jalouse wid be taigled up wi onythin unco or ferlie, because they jist widnae hae onythin tae dae wi joukery packery like yon. 2017 will see an auspicious alignment of anniversaries. J. K. Rowling's world-beating debut novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone turns 20 this year and Itchy Coo, celebrating 15 years in the book trade, will publish a Scots version of this classic text - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stane. The novel has already been translated into a staggering 79 languages - Itchy Coo's Scots translation will be language number 80. Since 2002, Itchy Coo has been wowing young readers and challenging old attitudes with bold new translations of books by Roald Dahl, Julia Donaldson, David Walliams, Alexander McCall Smith, A.A. Milne, Asterix and others - and done it all in the wonderful Scots language which has the power to engage, excite and entertain readers of all ages. Matthew Fitt's forthcoming Scots translation of J.K. Rowling's phenomenal adventure story will break new ground and earn a place in hearts of young Scots readers and Harry Potter fans alike.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stane Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in Scots Press Reviews

For the Potter fanatic who has everything: at long last, there's a Scots translation. --The Chicago Reader Online Honestly delightful . . . Potterheads and language-lovers alike are going to want to get their hands on this unique edition. --Bustle Harry Potter Scots Language Edition might be the best book of all time. --Geeks are Sexy There is perhaps no translation quite as fascinating. --io9 The words are marvelous and roll off the tongue...delightful. --Nerdist

Book Information

ISBN: 9781785301544
Publication date: 23rd November 2017
Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher: Black & White Publishing (Itchy Coo) an imprint of Black and White Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 320 pages

About J. K. Rowling

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, and David Walliams' Mr Mingin and Billionaire Bairn. He is a co-founder of and contributing author to the Itchy Coo imprint.

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