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The Teeger That Cam For His Tea

The Tiger Who Came to Tea in Scots

Judith Kerr Susan Rennie


Range: Picture Kelpies Paperback 32 pages colour illustrations 280 x 220 mm ISBN: 9781782504665 Publication date: 18th January 2018
Genre: Animals Theme: Scots Language Ideal for ages: 3, 4, 5 and 6
There's a chap at the door jist as Sophie an her mum are sittin doon for their tea. What could it be? They dinna think it's a furry, strippit teeger -- that's for shair!

Translated into Scots by Susan Rennie.

Now celebrating its 50th roaring anniversary, The Tiger Who Came to Tea is available for the first time in Scots. Join Sophie and the teeger as the gowp hail plates o scones, pieces an shortbreid in ae muckle gollop!

Teeger That Cam For His Tea


Judith Kerr OBE (1923-2019) was one of the most beloved creators of children’s books in the world. Her classic books including The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat have been loved by generations and translated into many languages.

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Susan Rennie lectures on the history of Scots and lexicography at Glasgow University. A renowned Scots language expert, she is a co-founder of Scots language publisher Itchy Coo and author of several Scots language books for children.

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