Katie Morag and the Birthdays by Mairi Hedderwick
  

Katie Morag and the Birthdays

Written by Mairi Hedderwick
Part of the Katie Morag Series

5+ readers   
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Synopsis

Katie Morag and the Birthdays by Mairi Hedderwick

Katie Morag is desperate for it to be her birthday, but as she soon discovers, there are plenty of other birthdays to be celebrated on Struay both before and after hers.


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As well as another brilliantly-crafted story, we get some great make-and-do ideas here for making several attractive presents Evening Echo (Cork) Not only can you fill in the calendar at the back of the book with your own special birthdays, you can also make birthday cards, cake ... My six-year old daughter loved this book so much, she slept with it! Norwich Evening News Affectionate, cosy look at family life with detailed and fascinating illustrations Bournemouth Daily Echo Mairi Hedderwick delivers a neatly packaged tale for every month ... All the old characters are here and the pictures are packed with fun detail The Scotsman Full of wonderful details of island life and ideas for making your own presents Junior News and Mail

About the Author

Mairi Hedderwick
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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Mairi Hedderwick
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Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication date

2nd March 2006

ISBN

9780099464266

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