Tam O’Shanter by Robert Burns (age 10+)

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Tam O’Shanter meets Manga…


Tam O’Shanter meets Manga…

Whene’er to drink you are inclin’d,
Or cutty-sarks run in your mind,
Think! ye may buy joys o’er dear—
Remember Tam o’ Shanter’s mare.

When Tam has one too many drinks on a big night out, his journey home turns into a terrifying ordeal as he runs into witches, warlocks—and the devil himself—in the local graveyard… Will Tam live to tell the tale?

This vibrant and appealing adaptation of Tam O’Shanter brings one of Roberts Burns’ best-loved works, and the Scots language, to life for a new generation through the medium of Manga in this graphic novel.

Using the full and unabridged original poem, Richmond Clements a writer, editor and colourist, has adapted one of Burns’ best-loved works. The illustrator, Inko, is a UK-based Japanese manga and comic artist. Her work combines modern & traditional Eastern and Western cultures in this exciting edition.

  • Perfect to engage reluctant readers and support work on Scots and/or Robert Burns in the classroom

Tam O’Shanter
Robert Burns
Adapted by Richmond Clements
Illustrated by Manga Artist, Inko

978-1-911279-48-8 Paperback
Publication/ 31st Oct 2019

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Tam O’Shanter by Robert Burns (age 10+)

1 review for Tam O’Shanter by Robert Burns (age 10+)

  1. Jennifer

    I love this book. The retelling of a traditional story in such a modern medium was truly thrilling. So much that my teenage boys read it!

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