Bookspeed Harry Potter And The Philosophers Stane (Scots)


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Mr and Mrs Dursley, o nummer fower, Privet Loan, were prood tae say that
they were gey normal, thank ye awfie muckle. They were the lest fowk ye
wid jalouse wid be taigled up wi onythin unco or ferlie, because they
jist widnae hae onythin tae dae wi joukery packery like yon. 2017 will
see an auspicious alignment of anniversaries. J. K. Rowling's
world-beating debut novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone turns
20 this year and Itchy Coo, celebrating 15 years in the book trade, will
publish a Scots version of this classic text – Harry Potter and the
Philosopher's Stane. The novel has already been translated into a
staggering 79 languages – Itchy Coo's Scots translation will be language
number 80. Since 2002, Itchy Coo has been wowing young readers and
challenging old attitudes with bold new translations of books by Roald
Dahl, Julia Donaldson, David Walliams, Alexander McCall Smith, A.A.
Milne, Asterix and others – and done it all in the wonderful Scots
language which has the power to engage, excite and entertain readers of
all ages. Matthew Fitt's forthcoming Scots translation of J.K. Rowling's
phenomenal adventure story will break new ground and earn a place in
hearts of young Scots readers and Harry Potter fans alike.

SKU: DF2494

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