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.
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 being published as an ebook in the SmartReads in Scots series, and will soon be available for schools to purchase directly from the publisher, or for individual sales via iTunes.
For further details of SmartReads in Scots, including information on teaching support materials, please contact the publisher, Giglets.