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A Hantle O Verse: Poems in Scots for Children Paperback – 26 Aug 2003
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'All lovers of Scottish poetry - teachers, festival organisers and speakers - should have this book on their shelves.' -- Speaking English - Journal of the English Speaking Board (International), spring 2004
'This book will be enjoyed by all ages.' -- Scots Magazine, January 2004
'What is especial interestin is the wey the poems shows social chynge.' -- Lallans, 64, 2004
With its rich mixture of Blethers, Bairns, Bogles, Beasties, Ballads, Battles and Bourachs, this poetry collection draws upon a range of languages and dialects of Scotland, from the Lallans of the south and the Doric of the north-east, to the distinctive speech rhythms of Caithness and the northern isles. Experience the sounds and cadences of the Scots language by reading aloud the poems contained within this anthology. This is a book to be enjoyed not just by children, but by all.See all Product description