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Thistle Sands

Mike Nicholson Illustrated by Claire Keay

32 pp.  
10 1/2" x 9"

Floris Books




“A braw Scots story for bairns!”

Welcome to Thistle Sands, a beautiful sandy Scottish beach where you'll meet lots of friendly folk and some fun Scots words. Don't worry if you're PEELY WALLY, just grab a bucket and spade for a day of making sandcastles, exploring rock pools, and playing with beach balls. No need to look GLAIKIT, just watch out you don't fall on your BAHOOKIE and if you get MAUCHIT you can take a dip in the sparkling water.

This funny story, told in bright rhyming verse, is full of the lively Scottish characters who've come to the seaside for the day. Packed with detail to spot on each page, the warm, bright illustrations will make children want to have their own splash about!

(Ages 3 to 6 years)

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