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We're Gangin on a Bear Hunt

Michael Rosen Translated by Susan Rennie Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

40 pp.  
10 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Illustrations: Color

Floris Books


Published:  September 2016


We’re gangin on a bear hunt.
We’re gaun tae catch a braw yin.
Whit a bonnie day!
We’re no feart.

Get ready for a big adventure, as a family of brave bear hunters trudges through muckle forests and skirlin snawstorms, claggie mud and a deep cauld river in search of a glowerin bear.

Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury’s classic We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is charmingly recreated in Scots for little adventurers. The original words and illustrations are transformed by language expert Susan Rennie into lively Scots for a bright and bonnie take on this favorite tale. Perfect for reading aloud with young children.

(Ages 3 - 7)

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