Contains a variety of delightful poems for readers of all ages, and shows the 'continuing strength of the Scots language.' The wonderful sounds certainly roll off the tongue, and would be fabulous in any classroom.
This is a collection of poems in Scots for children. It follows the successful A Hantle o Verse compiled by Bette Boyd and Michael Elder, published in 2003 of whom Speaking English, The Journal of the English Speaking Board said: 'All lovers of Scottish poetry - teachers, festival organisers and speakers - should have this book on their shelves.' "The Scots Magazine" said '...it will be enjoyed by all ages.' This new volume has poems by Mtthew Fitt, Christine de Luca, JK Annand, Willa Muir, William Soutar, Marion Angus and Robert Burns; the collection also has traditional and 'Anon' verses. It is illustrated by eight black and white photographs from NMS' Scottish Life Archives collection.