Katie Morag and the Riddles by Mairi Hedderwick
  

Synopsis

Katie Morag and the Riddles 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! Katie Morag is in a terrible mood because she has broken her mum's necklace. Her bad temper gets everyone in trouble with the teacher who gives them some tricky riddles to solve for homework. Can Katie solve the riddles and get back in everyone's good books?

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This is not only a charming story about a little girl's woes but it is also a fascinating portrait of life on a small Scottish Island ... Children will enjoy looking at the detailed illustrations and trying to figure out Katie's riddles for themselves Through the Looking Glass

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
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Mairi Hedderwick
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Publication date

27th May 2010

ISBN

9781849410922


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