Sleepery Howe

It wis the eldritch oor o the nicht whan Ichabod took the gate an turnt hamewart alang the sides o the heughs aboon Tarry Toun. The oor wis as dreich as himsel. Faur ablow him the Tappan Zee spreid its drumlie watters. In the deid hush o midnicht, he cud hear the yowfin o a dug frae the tither shore o the Hudson.

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The Legend o Sleepery Howe is an abridged Scots translation of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, first published in 1820. It is available for sale and download via iTunes here.

It is also available as an ebook in the SmartReads in Scots series, for schools to purchase directly from the publisher, Giglets.