10:00 - Itchy Coo’s Big Birthday Hoolie!
ITCHY COO'S BIG BIRTHDAY HOOLIE!
Supported by EventScotland as part of the Year of Stories 2022.
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.
The first magical book in the festive series, from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, and featuring enchanting illustrations from Chris Mould. Now in Scots for the first time, A Laddie Cawed Christmas is a tale of adventure, snow, kidnapping, elves, more snow and a boy called Nikolas, who isn't afraid to believe in magic.
Scots writer Thomas Clark has transformed Jeff Kinney's Wimpy Kid into a Wimpy Wean. In Thomas's translation, twelve year old hero Greg Heffley tells us all about his life in gallus modern easy to read Scots. A great book in any language, Diary o a Wimpy Wean is packed with plenty to keep young readers hooked until the very end.
Features children's literature, retold in modern Scots. This work is useful for Scottish adults and youngsters.
"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. This children's classic presented in Scots.
Matthew Fitt's 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.
Roald Dahl's deliciously twisted and deliberately horrid retelling of classic fairy tales translated by Matthew Fitt into equally manky mingin scunnersome Scots.
Spend Christmas with everyone's favourite Snowman! Now available in Scots for the very first time, Matthew Fitt brings this classic tale to life in a new way which is sure to delight Scots readers both new and old. The Snowman is the perfect festive read for ALL the family!