Katie Morag and the Two Grandmothers by Mairi Hedderwick


Katie Morag and the Two Grandmothers 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! Grannie Island doesn't think much of Granma Mainland's fancy ways, but when a prize sheep gets stuck in Boggy Loch on Show Day, it's up to the ever-resourceful Katie Morag to save the day - with a little help from her two grandmothers...


Hedderwick's acute observations ... are a delight for children and adults alike Shelf Life

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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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

7th January 2010



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