There wis aince a wee lassie cried Sophie,
an ae day she wis takkin her tea in the kitchen
wi her mum.
On a sudden there wis a chap at the door.
“Weel, wha can that be, I wunner?” said Sophie’s mum.
The Teeger that Cam for his Tea is a Scots version of the picture-book classic, The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018.
- Translated into Scots by Susan Rennie
- Published by Floris Kelpies
- ISBN 9781782504665
- Download a Teeger Tea Party pack and Scots glossary from Floris Kelpies.
Watch a video of me reading the text accompanied by images from the book below: