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You Can’t Play Here!

A Scottish Bagpipe Story

Angus Corby


Range: Picture Kelpies Paperback 32 pages colour illustrations 254 x 210 mm ISBN: 9780863157462 Publication date: 22nd April 2010
Genre: Humour Ideal for ages: 3, 4, 5 and 6
Gregor is thrilled when he gets a set of bagpipes for his birthday. But each time he plays, he makes an awful sound: Honk-eeyyow!
And everyone shouts, 'YOU CAN’T PLAY HERE!'

Will Gregor ever find a place to practise?


'A lovely book with true Scottish flair that will be appreciated by both parents and children (especially parents who have had the joys of having a child in the beginning stages of learning an instrument).'
-- Armadillo

'... an amusing story, just packed with the beauty and wilderness of Scotland, the illustrations in soft watercolour enhancing each event as we follow Gregor. This book should do especially well across the border, but will touch the heart of anyone who loves Scotland.'
-- Books for Keeps, September 2010.

You Can't Play Here!


Angus Corby is a landscape architect who lives in Fife. Reading to his three daughters inspired him to illustrate and write his first picture book You Can’t Play Here! His grandfather was once a piper for the Duke of Hamilton and told many a good…

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