5 Books with Scots Regional Dialects (3-7)

From Ayrshire to Shetland, these books bring a range of Scots dialects to life for young readers

Travel across Scotland and you'll hear a rich variation in how Scots language is spoken from place to place. Education Scotland's Scots Language Coordinators have provided this list to help you explore and celebrate some regional dialects with your children. 

Rabbie's Rhymes by Robert Burns

1. Rabbie's Rhymes: Burns for Wee Folk

Robert Burns, James Robertson, Matthew Fitt, Karen Anne Sutherland
Millie by Sheena Blackhall and Bob Dewar

2. Millie

Sheena Blackhall and Bob Dewar
Room on the Broom in Scots by Julia Donaldson

5. Room on the Broom in Scots

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus), James Robertson (Translator)

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Education Scotland
Education Scotland

List created by the Education Scotland Scots Language Development Team

Tags: Scots, 3-7