The Teeger that HADNA had his Tea!

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 celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018.
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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.


Translated into Scots by Susan Rennie
Published by Floris Kelpies
ISBN 9781782504665


  • Listen to an audio recording of me reading the text on SoundCloud.
  • Download a Scots glossary for all three of my Picture Kelpies.

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