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Scots books for bairns
There has been a real focus on the Scots language over the past few years in Scotland, particularly after the introduction of the Scots Language Policy(this will open in a new window) by the Scottish Government. The aim of this policy is to raise the profile of the language in Scotland and to eliminate the misconception that Scots is simply slang, as well as to preserve it for future generations. Scots is perfect for children’s picture books as it lends itself really well to rhythm and rhyme. From the traditional to the modern, these Scots gems will inspire adults and engage wee ones, fostering a love of books and self-expression.
James Robertson Karen Sutherland Matthew Fitt Robert Burns Rabbie's Rhymes: Burns for Wee Folk
James Robertson Karen Sutherland Katie's Coo: Scots Rhymes for Wee Folk.
Kathryn Selbert Ally Bally Bee
Axel Scheffler James Robertson Julia Donaldson The Gruffalo in Scots
James Robertson Julia Donaldson Lydia Monks Whit The Clockleddy Heard
Judith Kerr Susan Rennie The Teeger that Cam for his Tea
Robert Burns Ruschi Mhasane My Luve's Like A Red, Red Rose
Karen Sutherland Susan Rennie Animal ABC
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