Cover Reveal: A’ Chearc Bheag Ruadh – The Little Red Hen in Gaelic

Aug 2, 2023 | New Books, Childrens

Today Bradan Press is revealing the cover of A’ Chearc Bheag Ruadh, the Scottish Gaelic translation of the classic American & English tale The Little Red Hen:

A' Chearc Bheag Ruadh cover

The vintage American illustrations that accompany the tale of this busy little red hen and her mission to bake bread date to 1918.

With this book, Dr. Jamie MacDonald, the Gaelic translator of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Peter Rabbit, brings us another tale perfect for Scottish Gaelic language learners of all ages.

Here’s the book description which is newly posted in our online shop:

Once upon a time, there was a little red hen in a barnyard. She spent most of her time looking for worms, but one day she found a grain of wheat. She wanted to plant it, grow wheat, and make bread, but would any of the other animals help her?

Aon uair, bha Cearc Bheag Ruadh a’ fuireach ann an iothlann. Gu bhith fad na h-ùine, bha i a’ spaidsearachd mun cuairt an iothlainn a’ sireadh bhoiteagan. Aon latha, fhuair a’ Chearc Bheag Ruadh sìol cruithneachd. Bha i airson a chur, gus cruithneachd fhàsadh agus aran a dhèanamah, ach am biodh beathach sam bith eile ga cuideachadh?

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