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Ideal for children aged 6 - 12, this colour illustrated book explains the early life of Robert Burns and how he grew up to be Scotland's best known poet and lyricist. One of the Corbies series, this book is a tried and tested and trusted classic, and has been selling since 1992. Suitable for schools and homework projects, this book explains Burns' early life in Alloway. Today, Burns is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. Known best for poems such as Auld Lang Syne and My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose, Burns is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, and he is seen as a leader of the Romantic movement. After his death he was a source of inspiration to the founders of liberalism and socialism and today he is a cultural icon not just in Scotland. His work is taught in many countries such as Russia and Canada. He is regarded as one of the greatest Scots.
TPS: 167 x 114mm
Hardback with 32 pages colour illustrations