Author: Rennie McOwan
The best-laid schemes o’ Mice and Men gang aft agley’
Beginners of all ages studying the work of Robert Burns find few specially produced volumes of material to work from. This book has been written to meet their needs.
Informal, educational and above all fun, Robert Burns for Beginners includes an introduction to the poet and his life, plus samples of his poetry and songs, including ‘To a Mouse’, ‘Tam O’ Shanter’ and ‘Killiecrankie’. Clearly written and attractively illustrated, the book includes step-by-step advice on how to organise a Burns Supper, and also project suggestions for younger readers.
Robert Burns for Beginners is a fascinating read – perfect for all those who want a simple introduction to Scotland’s greatest poet and the traditions that surround him.