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  • 5 stars across 9 books

    Susan Rennie

    Susan Rennie has worked on many dictionaries for both children and adults, including the Oxford Primary Dictionary, Oxford Primary Thesaurus, Oxford Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools, and the New Shorter English Dictionary. She also writes books in Scots for children and has translated the first Scots edition of TinTin. Susan is currently a Lecturer in English at the University of Glasgow where she teaches lexicography and the history of Scots and English.

    17th April 2012

    Oxford Primary Thesaurus

    The Oxford Primary Thesaurus is the perfect thesaurus for confident young writers. It lists words in alphabetical order ... More

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    21st March 2019

    Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words

    Illustrated by the razztwizzler Quentin Blake, this is the perfect introduction to the naughtiest words and phrases crea... More

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    17th September 2015

    The 12 Days o Yule: A Scottish Twelve Days of Christmas

    "On the 1st day o Yuletide, My true luve gied tae me, A reid robin in a rowan tree." Take a deep breath and prepare for ... More

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    29th July 2002

    Animal ABC: [a Scots Alphabet]

    The Animal ABC is aimed especially at young children from pre-school to lower primary, but its humour and warmth will ap... More

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    5th August 2002

    The Hoose o Haivers

    Loosely based on the Metamorphoses poems of Ovid, The House o Haivers retells some of the best-known, as well as some le... More

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    1st August 1999

    Grammar Broonie: A Guide Tae Scots Grammar

    What is odd about the phrase Scots wha hae? Why do you say you've got the cold in Scots? Is there a difference between... More

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    2nd July 2018

    Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary: From aardvark to zozimus, a real dictionary of everyday and extra-usual words

    For the first time in paperback, this Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary takes readers aged 8+ on a phizz-whizzing, splendifer... More

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    6th February 2003

    Oxford Primary Dictionary

    The "Oxford Primary Dictionary" is specially written for students at school and at home. It is trialled and tested in sc... More

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    3rd May 2010

    Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools

    - Free downloadable thesaurus skills and activities from www.schooldictionaries.co.uk... More

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