Ye Cannae Shove Yer Granny Off A Bus

A Favourite Scottish Rhyme with Moving Parts

Illustrated by Kathryn Selbert

Available to buy

Quick Look

  • Really push Granny off the bus with fun moving parts and reveal surprises under the toddler-friendly flaps
  • A tongue-in-cheek re-imagining of the much-loved Scottish rhyme -- perfect for reading with wee ones
  • Full of bright, colourful illustrations and lots of details to spot

A brilliantly cheeky re-imagining of the classic Scottish rhyme where you can actually push Granny off the bus -- with fun moving parts and toddler-friendly flaps to lift!

board book
180 x 153 mm
Floris Books
Wee Kelpies
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 1 to 3 years
12 pages
Publication date:
22 Feb 2018
Wee Kelpies


‘Ye cannae shove yer granny
Cause she's yer mammy's mammy
Ye cannae shove yer granny off a bus!'

Ever thought about shoving your granny off a bus? See what happens when you try in this brilliantly cheeky board book.

Sing and act out the much-loved Scottish song as you really do push Granny off the bus! Inventive moving parts help one granny swing while flaps reveal another granny bouncing off the bus.

This hilarious twist on the classic Scottish rhyme is perfect for sharing with toddlers. The bright, colourful illustrations are full of fun details to spot and the moving parts and durable flaps are friendly for wee fingers.


Praise for Ally Bally Bee by the same illustrator:

'Ally Bally Bee is a great book to read to toddlers and a lovely way to engage with the re-telling of this popular Scottish rhyme… Kathryn Selbert's sweet illustrations tell a story of their own and there's lots to spot and talk about.'
-- The Scotsman


Kathryn Selbert is a children's author and illustrator with a BFA in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design. She currently lives in Connecticut, USA, with her French bulldog Margot. She is the illustrator of Ally Bally Bee.

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