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Morag Hood - Author

Morag Hood has a unique voice. Her idiosyncratic, wry humour permeates everything she does, creating books of style and irresistible charm. Colin and Lee, Carrot and Pea was a runner-up in The Macmillan Prize for Illustration, marking a glorious picture book debut. Morag spent her childhood writing stories, painting, and dreaming of having a pet duck. Following a degree in Costume Design from Wimbledon College of Art, and an MA in Children's Book Illustration from the Cambridge School of Art, Morag returned to live in her native Edinburgh with her husband. She still likes making stories, printing, cutting and sticking, and freshly sharpened pencils. The pet duck is yet to make an appearance.

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When Grandad Was a Penguin
Morag Hood
With its strikingly simple images, this picture book will give children lots to think and talk about and will also have them laughing out loud. Grandad's acting out of character and he looks different too: his clothes don't fit very...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 26/01/2017
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Reader ReviewedColin and Lee, Carrot and Pea
Morag Hood
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | July 2016 Debut of the Month Simplicity is the charm of this picture book story of the unlikely friendship between very different vegetables. Lee is a very green pea and so...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 16/06/2016
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