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Mairi Hedderwick - Author

Mairi Hedderwick was born in Gourock, Scotland. At seventeen she took a job as a mother’s help on the Isle of Coll in the Hebrides, beginning a life-long love affair with islands and their small communities. Her children were brought up there and now some of her grandchildren. From being Grannie Island she has now moved on to being Granma Mainland, but her heart is always on the island. Mairi’s island world is delightfully reflected in the imaginary island of Struay where Katie Morag and her family live. As well as creating children’s books Mairi writes and illustrates travel books for adults. She spends a lot of time visiting schools and is always accompanied by Katie Morag’s teddy, which travels with her in a black bag.

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Katie Morag and the Birthdays
Mairi Hedderwick
Everyone loves birthdays – especially Katie Morag. She loves making presents and she loves celebrating other people's birthdays but, best of all, she loves her own birthday. Join Katie Morag at all the birthday parties on the Isle of Stuay....
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/03/2006
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Katie Morag Delivers the Mail
Mairi Hedderwick
One of a series of picture books featuring the ever-resourceful Katie Morag and her family and friends on the Isle of Struay. When the village mail gets muddled up, it's up to Katie to sort things out - with a...
Lovereading Price: £1.20 - Saving £0.30 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/1997
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