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The Reiver Rat: The Highway Rat in Scots

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Gie's yer bridies and bannocks, Yer puddens and teacakes tae! For I am the Rat, the Reiver Rat, And whitiver I want I'll hae. Caw cannie when the Reiver Rat's aboot. He ll pauchle yer scran...and yer hert! In this brilliant new Scots translation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's classic tale, find out what happens to the swashbuckling Reiver Rat who steals everyone s food at the point of a sword.

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9781845029968
  • ISBN: 9781845029968
  • Pub Date: 8th October 2015
  • Publisher: Black and White Publishing
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 32

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27th September '16
I read it to edventuresinwonderland2 aged 7 months aged 0
The Reiver Rat: The Highway Rat in Scots 9781845029968
5 stars
I adore the Highway Rat and was delighted to find this Scots version to share with L. Some of the language was new even to me, but they've done a brilliant job of preserving the flowing rhythm and rhyme of the original while adding a unique Scottish twist. Just brilliant!  
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Julia Donaldson Biography

Julia Donaldson is a highly talented author of some of the best-loved children’s books in the world.  Born in London in 1948 she grew up with her younger sister Mary who she loved to create imaginary characters with.  

She started her career as a singer-songwriter, writing mainly for children’s television. One of these...

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