Hungry Hettie by Polly Lawson


Hungry Hettie by Polly Lawson

Hettie the Highland cow is always hungry. She eats grass, thistles, hedges and even Granny Macleod's washing! When Callum and Kirsty visit her, they give her treats to eat -- porridge, sandwiches, shortbread, fish suppers and ice cream! When the children arrive with a huge cake, Hettie starts to look worried. She's not feeling so hungry any more...Watch Hettie grow as she eats her way through many Scottish favourites, until she and the children finally learn their lesson. This sweet, funny story is brought to life by Jo Allan's vivacious illustrations.


Her journey through the Highland countryside on a comical quest for food is bound to entertain the children it is aimed at, those aged between two and five years old. -- Edinburgh Evening News 'Funny, cosy Scottish story with soft and cheerful illustrations.

About the Author

Jo Allan grew up on the east coast of Scotland and has been drawing since she can remember. She studied at Telford College in Edinburgh and loves to create humorous characters. She has worked on commissions for Edinburgh Council, The Forestry Commission and the Royal Botanic Gardens. She illustrated a book of the Gaelic alphabet, which won the Best Children's Book of the Year in the Gaelic Literacy Awards 2004. She has also worked as a florist and now runs her own dog-walking business.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 2


Polly Lawson
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Publication date

22nd September 2010



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