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Thistle Games

Mike Nicholson
Jo Litchfield

£5.99

Range: Picture Kelpies Paperback 32 pages colour illustrations 230 x 265 mm ISBN: 9781782502548 Publication date: 17 March 2016
Genre: Humour Theme: Scots Language Ideal for ages: 3, 4, 5 and 6

Welcome to the Thistle Games, Scotland's best Highland games, where you'll meet lots of friendly folk and learn some fun Scots words.

Everyone joins in to dance, jump, sprint or even HIRPLE over the line. But watch out you don't get MINGIN and look like a NUMPTY. And cover your LUGS if the pipe band is gie-in it LALDY!

This funny story, told in bright rhyming verse, is full of the lively Scottish characters you've met in Thistle Street and Thistle Sands, plus a whole host more. Packed with detail to spot on each page, the warm illustrations will make children want to high jump, Highland dance and toss the caber!

Thistle Games

Author

Mike Nicholson won the Kelpies Prize 2005 for new Scottish writing for children with his first novel for children, Catscape. He’s also the author of children’s novel Grimm and three Scottish picture books, Thistle Street, Thistle Sands and Thistle Games, which celebrate Scots words. He…

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Illustrator

Jo Litchfield is a professional illustrator and designer who works from her studio in Derbyshire, England. She studied Graphic Design at Derby University before working as a designer and illustrator for Usborne Publishing. She uses model-making, digital techniques and photography in her work, and has…

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