Synopses & Reviews
Robert Burns and All That is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Scotland's national bard. Meet the lassies who stole Burns' heart and the creatures that inspired his poetry. Join his quest to rescue a lost musical treasure—and get chased by ghouls as he explores the dark side of life. Understand the meaning of 'To A Mouse', 'A Man's a Man For A' That' and Burns' other classics, investigate whey Burns supported the French Revolution, Discover the origins of Burns Night and find out what's really in a haggis. Bursting with hilarious illustrations, Robert Burns and All That is a book that simply must be read for the sake of auld lang syne!
Blood-spattered Scottish history at its most wickedly entertaining! Following the success of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Mary Queen of Scots, Robert the Bruce, and William Wallace, Birlinn is delighted to announce the publication of this brand new And All That title, stuffed with superb illustrations.
About the Author
Allan Burnett is a freelance writer. He has also worked as a librarian, an archivist, a 'ghost tour' guide and a journalist. Scoular Anderson is one of the UK's best known illustrators. He has written over seventy books and has illustrated many books by other authors.