Step into a magical world of beautiful princesses and handsome princes, wicked witches and good fairies. Here are ten of the best-loved fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm, retold in a friendly, accessible way that's perfect for young children, and now in a beautiful new edition.
Featuring glowing illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark, and translated from Saviour Pirotta's lively retellings, these classic fairy tales are now shared in Scots for the first time, translated by a host of well known Scottish writers.
Princess (The tale o the
Wee Breer Rose) translatit by Matthew
The Enchantit Gingebreid Hoose (The tale o Hansel and Gretel) translatit by Lari Don
The Magic Bear and the Bonnie Prince (The tale o Snaw Whiteand Rose Reid) translatit by Val McDermid
The Golden-Haired Lassie in the Tower (The tale o Rapunzel) translatit by Sanjeev Kohli
The Wee Moosie and the Swickfu Cat (The tale o a Cat and aMoose in Pairtnership) translatit by Shane Strachan
The Princess and the Seeven Wee Gadgies (The tale o Peerie Snaw White) translatit by Thomas Clark
The Swans and the Guid Sister (The tale o the Sax Swans) translatit by Ashley Douglas
The Princess and the Puddock (The tale o the Puddock Prince) translatit by James Robertson
The Lassie That Spun Strae intae Gowd (The tale o Rumpelstiltskin) translatit by Matthew Mackie
The Twelve Dauncin Princesses (The tale o theTattered Satin Shuin) translatit by Susi Brigg
Welcome to the wonderful fairytale world of Hans Christian Andersen . . . retold for today's children in Scots for the very first time. This classic collection brings together nine favourite stories, from the fun and humour of the proud Emperor with his splendid new clothes, to the gentle sadness of the Little Mermaid. With a colourful cast of witches, princesses, toys and animals, this rich and varied collection is guaranteed to delight and entertain readers young and old.
Nine of Hans Christian Andersen's favourite fairy tales are featured in this book, now retold in Scots for the first time by a host of well known Scottish writers.
The Princess and the Pea TRANSLATIT BY ELAINE C. SMITH
The Ugly Deukie (The Ugly Duckling) TRANSLATIT BY SHANE STRACHAN
The Tindel-Box (The Tinderbox) TRANSLATIT BY THOMAS CLARK
The Wee Match Lassie (The Little Match Girl) TRANSLATIT BY JAMES ROBERTSON
The High Heid Yin's New Claes (The Emperor's New Clothes) TRANSLATIT BY VAL McDERMID
The Tin Sodger (The Tin Soldier) TRANSLATIT BY MATTHEW FITT
The Princess and the Grumphieman (The Swineherd) TRANSLATIT BY SUSI BRIGGS
The Nichtingale (The Nightingale) TRANSLATIT BY ASHLEY DOUGLAS
The Wee Sea Quine (The Little Mermaid) TRANSLATIT BY SHEENA BLACKHALL
Here some o the translators read fae The Itchy Coo Book o Hans Chrinstian Andersen's Fairy Tales in Scots
Illustrated by Deborah Campbell