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Diary o a Wimpy Wean

Diary o a Wimpy Wean
 

Scots writer Thomas Clark has transformed Jeff Kinney's Wimpy Kid into a Wimpy Wean. In Thomas's translation, twelve year old hero Greg Heffley tells us all about his life in gallus modern easy to read Scots. A great book in any language, Diary o a Wimpy Wean is packed with plent... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781785302145
Published 1 January 2019 by Black and White Publishing
Format Paperback
Language Scots (lallans) (translated from: English)
Author(s) By Kinney, Jeff
Translated by Clark, Thomas
Availability Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781785302145
ISBN-10 1785302140
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Black and White Publishing
Imprint Black & White Publishing (Itchy Coo)
Publication Date 1 January 2019
International Publication Date 20 September 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Language Scots (lallans)
Translated from English
Author(s) By Kinney, Jeff
Translated by Clark, Thomas
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Richt, afore ye say onythin: this is a JOURNAL, aye? No a diary. I ken fine whit it says on the front. But when ma Maw went doon the shops I SPECIALLY telt her tae get yin that didnae say diary on it. Well seen, eh. Aw I need noo is for some bampot tae spy me cairtin this book aboot and get the wrang end o the stick. The ither thing I want tae get oot the road straicht aff the bat is that this wis ma MAW's idea, no mine. But she's no richt in the heid if she thinks I'm aboot tae stairt writin awa aboot ma feelins or ony o that guff. Sae if ye're waitin on me giein it aw Dear Diary this and Dear Diary that, ye can awa and run. The anely reason I'm gaun alang wi this at aw is that, wan day, when I'm pure mintit and famous, I'll hiv better things tae dae than staun aboot answerin fowk's stupit questions aw day lang. Sae this book is gonnae be wirth its wecht in gowd. Scots writer Thomas Clark has transformed Jeff Kinney's Wimpy Kid into a Wimpy Wean. In Thomas's translation, twelve year old hero Greg Heffley tells us all about his life in gallus modern easy to read Scots. A great book in any language, Diary o a Wimpy Wean is packed with laughter, gags, disasters, daydreams and plenty to keep young readers hooked until the very end.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Thomas Clark is a Scots poet, writer and translator. He has performed at schools, festivals and literary events across the country, from the Edinburgh Book Festival to the StAnza Poetry Festival, from Sky Sports to the BBC. His most recent book for children was a Glaswegian rendition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. He is currently poet-in-residence at Selkirk Football Club.

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