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The Teeger That Cam For His Tea

(2018)
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"There is a chap at the door jist as Sophie an her mum are sittin doon for their tea. Wha could it be? They dinna think it's a muckle, furry, strippit teeger -- that's for shair!"

No children's bookshelf is complete without the classic The Tiger Who Came to Tea, but what if Sophie opened the door to find a teeger that's cam for his tea instead?

Celebrating its 50th roaring anniversary in 2018, Judith Kerr's much-loved picture book is charmingly retold for the first time in Scots.

Keeping all the iconic elements of the story, Scots expert Susan Rennie gives the words a lively Scots twist -- a plate of sandwiches becomes a 'hail plate o pieces' and the big, furry, stripy tiger becomes a 'muckle, furry, strippit teeger'.

This bright and bonnie take on a childhood favorite is perfect for reading aloud with young children.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Teeger That Cam For His Tea: The Tiger Who Came to Tea in Scots (Picture Kelpies)
Author(s): Judith Kerr
ISBN: 1-78250-466-4 / 978-1-78250-466-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Kelpies
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