Katie Morag and the Dancing Class by Mairi Hedderwick
  

Katie Morag and the Dancing Class

Written by Mairi Hedderwick
Illustrated by
Part of the Katie Morag Series

Synopsis

Katie Morag and the Dancing Class by Mairi Hedderwick

Welcome to the Island of Struay, home of one of the best-loved characters in children's books and as seen on TV - Katie Morag McColl! Everyone is excited about the new ballet and tap classes. Everyone, that is, except Katie Morag! But the two grandmothers have decided - she will go to ballet and she will wear a frilly skirt! What is Katie Morag going to do?

Reviews

A new adventure packed with Hedderwick's customary clever narrative twists and humorous details * Glasgow Herald * Hedderwick's soft-wash illustrations capture the timeless space and beauty of the island and contemporary bustle of its population -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian * This appealing story with its charming and evocative illustrations is sure to delight a new generation of young readers * The Scotsman * A lovely story just begging to be read out loud * South Wales Argus * Delightfully original character, setting, and story -- Frances Perkins * Bournemouth Daily Echo *

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
32 pages

Author

Mairi Hedderwick
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Publisher

Red Fox Picture Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

7th January 2010

ISBN

9781849410854


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