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An enjoyable, unputdownable, scandalous retelling of traditional tales like Cinderella and Snow White made funnier and more gruesome in Matthew Fitt’s hilariously honkin couplets in Scots. Roald Dahl took great delight in shocking and surprising his young readers and remains as popular as ever. This first ever translation of Revolting Rhymes into Scots is an exciting addition to the growing number of high quality books available to children and young people to read in the wonderfully rich and expressive Scots tongue.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785301834
Publisher: Black & White Publishing
Publication date: 10/01/2018
Edition description: None
Pages: 52
Sales rank: 878,142
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian, and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, and many more brilliant stories. He remains the world's number one storyteller. Matthew Fitt is a novelist, poet and translator. An acknowledged expert in the field of Scots language education, he has written numerous children’s books and translated a number of titles into Scots including Roald Dahl’s The Eejits and Geordie’s Mingin Medicine, and J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane. He is co-founder of and contributing author to the Itchy Coo imprint. Quentin Blake has illustrated more than 300 books and was Roald Dahl's favorite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.

Date of Birth:

September 13, 1916

Date of Death:

November 23, 1990

Place of Birth:

Llandaff, Wales, England

Place of Death:

Oxford, England

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