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Product Description: The Dean of St Andrew's College oversees an ancient institution (Est. 1561) renowned for its academic oddity, inter-departmental warfare and explosive disasters.The Dean s observations and anecdotes provide an exceptionally witty account of academia in Edinburgh, seamlessly combining the douce realities of Scotland's capital with the decidedly bizarre goings-on at St Andrew's...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781910745205 | Luath Pr, March 31, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Dean of St Andrew's College oversees an ancient institution (Est.

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Product Description: With no party having a majority it was decided the position of First Minister should go to neutral, AGSTLO (‘Ah’m Gonnae Sort This Lot Oot’ party) MSP, Big Nellie Nellis, a controversial imposing lady with the relics of beauty still on her face, unapologetically long legs which look as though they could stretch into different time zones, and bosoms requiring their own postal codes...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator) and Allan Morrison

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9781910745175 | Luath Pr, February 29, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: With no party having a majority it was decided the position of First Minister should go to neutral, AGSTLO (‘Ah’m Gonnae Sort This Lot Oot’ party) MSP, Big Nellie Nellis, a controversial imposing lady with the relics of beauty still on her face, unapologetically long legs which look as though they could stretch into different time zones, and bosoms requiring their own postal codes.

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Product Description: Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, was Robert Burns’ first published collection of poetry. This collection includes 44 of Burns’ best known poems including ‘To a Louse’, ‘The Cotter’s Saturday Night’, ‘To a Mouse’, ‘The Twa Dogs’ and ‘To a Mountain Daisy’...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781910021514 | Luath Pr, October 29, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, was Robert Burns’ first published collection of poetry.

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Product Description: Scotland’s bestselling humour author is back with his latest collection of hilarious and often wise Scottish sayings. With an English counterpart for each expression, this book will appeal to both locals and visitors. Wittily covering a range of everyday topics, this is ideal for all those who enjoy Scottish humour...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781910021576 | Luath Pr, April 30, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Scotland’s bestselling humour author is back with his latest collection of hilarious and often wise Scottish sayings.

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Product Description: Meet Dave. Dave is Prime Minister. Dave really wants to do the right thing. He keeps telling us he wants to do the right thing. Again and again and again. One afternoon he told us four times in half an hour.Then he went off and did the right thing...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781910021637 | Luath Pr, April 30, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Meet Dave.

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Product Description: A celebration of the very best of Scottish home-grown ingredients from one of the country’s best-known celebrity chefs, this cooker’s companion features 60 imaginative recipes for starters, main courses, and desserts, as well as for sauces, dressings, baking, and other treats...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781780272283 | Birlinn Ltd, April 1, 2015, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A celebration of the very best of Scottish home-grown ingredients from one of the country’s best-known celebrity chefs, this cooker’s companion features 60 imaginative recipes for starters, main courses, and desserts, as well as for sauces, dressings, baking, and other treats.
9780345448859, titled "Panzer Aces II" | Ballantine Books, November 1, 2002, cover price $6.99 | also contains Panzer Aces II | About this edition: A second volume of vivid accounts of World War II chronicles the exploits and battlefield achievements of decorated German tank commanders who led their feared Panzer tank battalions in battles at Barbarossa, Kursk, North Africa, and D-Day that transformed the art of modern warfare.

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Product Description: The referee. You can't have a game without one. The most hated man (or woman) in football but you have to invite one to every game. Enjoy a laugh at the antics and wicked humour of Scottish referee Big Erchie, a powerhouse at five foot five, and a top grade referee who strikes fear into the hearts of managers and players alike as he stringently applies the laws of the game...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781908373731 | Luath Pr, November 25, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The referee.

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Product Description: The Arbroath Smokie is one of Scotland's best loved traditional fish delicacies, taking its name from the small coastal town in the county of Angus it has been on the menu for a thousand years. Unlike its famous fishy relatives, Finnan Haddies and Loch Fyne kippers, which are cold-smoked and require cooking before heating, Arbroath Smokies are uniquely hot-smoked, making them ready to eat straight from the smoker...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781780271729 | Birlinn Ltd, November 1, 2013, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: The Arbroath Smokie is one of Scotland's best loved traditional fish delicacies, taking its name from the small coastal town in the county of Angus it has been on the menu for a thousand years.

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Product Description: Due to its high protein content, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin D, salmon is one of the most nutritious fish available, with many health specialists recommending that it should be eaten three times a week. In this handy and varied collection of 40 recipes—incorporating salmon into starters, main courses, breakfast, snacks, and more—award-winning chef Claire Macdonald demonstrates that salmon lends itself to a stunning and delicious variety of dishes and can be eaten seven days a week without tiring of it...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781780271811 | Birlinn Ltd, November 1, 2013, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Due to its high protein content, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin D, salmon is one of the most nutritious fish available, with many health specialists recommending that it should be eaten three times a week.

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Product Description: An hilarious and often wise collection of Scots saying straight from the mouths of the Grannies of Glasgow. With each snippet accompanied by a straightforward English translation, this is your introduction to the unique wisdom of the 'Glesca Granny'.
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781908373472 | Luath Pr, November 25, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An hilarious and often wise collection of Scots saying straight from the mouths of the Grannies of Glasgow.

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Product Description: An indispensable bible for every cook, this practical and humorous book explores the Italian fascination with salsiccia sausage. Tracing the delicacy’s history and displaying its remarkable versatility with more than 55 mouthwatering recipes—including Il Panino di San Gennaro, Philip’s Fabulous Fonteluna Sugo, and Pepperoni Pizza Twice—this is the perfect gift for the sausage lover or Italophile...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781780270500 | Birlinn Ltd, August 24, 2012, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: An indispensable bible for every cook, this practical and humorous book explores the Italian fascination with salsiccia sausage.

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Product Description: 'Soor Plooms and Sair Knees' is an hilarious and moving recollection of the writer's childhood in a small Scottish east coast town during the immediate post-war years. In this warm-hearted, funny, and magnificent portrait, Bob Dewar recalls the community spirit of 1940s Scotland with perfectly balanced nostalgic recollections and glorious illustrations...read more

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9781841588629 | Birlinn Ltd, February 1, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: 'Soor Plooms and Sair Knees' is an hilarious and moving recollection of the writer's childhood in a small Scottish east coast town during the immediate post-war years.

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Product Description: Seumas MacInnes, one of Scotland's premier restaurateurs and owner of the iconic Cafe Gandolfi in Glasgow, is not afraid to take issue with the national bard over the sobriquet 'Great chieftain o' the puddin race'. Without slighting the qualities of haggis, or indeed white pudding, he wholeheartedly maintains that the title rightfully belongs to black pudding—and, very specifically, Stornoway black pudding...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator), Seumas Macinnes and Brian Wilson (introduced by)

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9781841589084 | Birlinn Ltd, November 4, 2010, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Seumas MacInnes, one of Scotland's premier restaurateurs and owner of the iconic Cafe Gandolfi in Glasgow, is not afraid to take issue with the national bard over the sobriquet 'Great chieftain o' the puddin race'.

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Product Description: Glaswegians have always enjoyed a good laugh—the home-grown variety best of all—and this new and expanded edition of Michael Munro’s bestselling book is a hilarious compendium of Glasgow humor. In addition to classics that never fail to amuse, it also features new jokes and stories, showing that the famous Glasgow tongue is as sharp and inventive as it has always been...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781780271828 | Rep rev edition (Birlinn Ltd, November 1, 2013), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Glaswegians have always enjoyed a good laugh—the home-grown variety best of all—and this new and expanded edition of Michael Munro’s bestselling book is a hilarious compendium of Glasgow humor.
9781841589237 | Birlinn Ltd, October 1, 2010, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Humor is one of the cornerstones of Glasgow life.

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Product Description: When Alice reads about Christmas in a magazine, she has one big question. Why don't anteaters get presents, too? When no one in the jungle can tell her, there's only one thing to do. Alice goes north to find out from Santa Claus himself!
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781404849044 | Picture Window Books, July 15, 2008, cover price $21.32 | About this edition: When Alice reads about Christmas in a magazine, she has one big question.

This book is a collection of the best poems and songs, both old and new, on the subject of that great Scottish love, whisky. It is based on a one-man show created by Robin, and combines two of his passions - folk song and whisky. Additional information relevant to particular songs and poems, and other interesting tit-bits on the process of whisky making, are placed alongside humorous art by Bob Dewar, the illustrator for the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. This collection would be the perfect thing for any fan of a wee dram.

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9781906307448 | Luath Pr, June 25, 2008, cover price $19.95
9781842820414 | Luath Pr, February 28, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book is a collection of the best poems and songs, both old and new, on the subject of that great Scottish love, whisky.
9780946487950 | Luath Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book is a collection of the best poems and songs, both old and new, on the subject of that great Scottish love, whisky.

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Product Description: Whether you're already in command of a classroom, or are just starting out as a student teacher, these top tips will help you cope with pupils, parents and the everlasting pile of marking. Alternately practical, wise and funny, "Top Tips fo Teachers" will guide you through those career defining moments: parents evenings, negotiating the staffroom and help you preserve your dignity when all you want to do is hurl chalk at the board...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781906307202 | Luath Pr, February 1, 2008, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Whether you're already in command of a classroom, or are just starting out as a student teacher, these top tips will help you cope with pupils, parents and the everlasting pile of marking.

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Alice the anteater leaves the jungle to pursue her dream of becoming a film star in Hollywood.
By Bob Dewar (illustrator) and Karen Wallace

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9781404816787 | Picture Window Books, January 1, 2006, cover price $21.32 | About this edition: Alice the anteater leaves the jungle to pursue her dream of becoming a film star in Hollywood.

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Product Description: The midge does not like sunlight and thrives in the wet, so the Scottish summertime brings perfect climatic conditions for this ruthless wee beastie. Alasdair Roberts has compiled an anthology of anecdotes and information concerning the minuscule marauder, ranging from the eighteenth century to the present, and covering such topics as Bonnie Prince Charlie, Queen Victoria, kilts and camping...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781841583860 | New edition (Birlinn Ltd, May 1, 2005), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The midge does not like sunlight and thrives in the wet, so the Scottish summertime brings perfect climatic conditions for this ruthless wee beastie.

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Product Description: We all know that Lab C Nesbitt was usually in the doghouse with Mary Doll and that Bonnie Pincher Charlie was barking up the wrong tree in his attempts to retriever the throne but have the Pupclaimers ever been sent a litter from America by mistake? If you happen to be feeling a bit wruff, then we invite you to meet Walter Scottie, Hugh MacDiarmutt and Stanley Boxer, who are going walkies with fifteen other Scottish canines...read more
By Bob Dewar (illustrator) and Alison Fitt

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9781845020194 | Black & White Pub Ltd, April 30, 2005, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: We all know that Lab C Nesbitt was usually in the doghouse with Mary Doll and that Bonnie Pincher Charlie was barking up the wrong tree in his attempts to retriever the throne but have the Pupclaimers ever been sent a litter from America by mistake?

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Product Description: It is a little known fact that the Bard of Aryshire. Rabbie Burmese, could often be heard mewing his poems on the garden fence after a late night out with the alley cats. Or that her dislike of water made Fluffy Macdonald's bonny boat trip to Skye even more impressive...read more

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9781902927954 | Black & White Pub Ltd, December 1, 2004, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: It is a little known fact that the Bard of Aryshire.

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By Bob Dewar (illustrator)

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9781898890218 | Leckie & Leckie, September 1, 1998, cover price $17.30

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A compilaton of Russian folktales captures the storytelling tradition of the Soviet Union through fifteen tales about the magical, legendary hero named Ivan, whose talents include flying and cavorting with monsters.

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9780192741356 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A compilation of Russian folktales captures the storytelling tradition of the Soviet Union through fifteen tales about the magical, legendary hero named Ivan, whose talents include flying and cavorting with monsters

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Retells the French legends about the tricks used by the sly fox Renard to get food

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9780192741295 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 1987, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Retells the French legends about the tricks used by the sly fox Renard to get food

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