Katie Morag and the New Pier by Mairi Hedderwick

Katie Morag and the New Pier

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


Katie Morag and the New Pier 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! A new pier is being built on Struay and everyone, especially Katie Morag, is very excited. The Islanders can't wait for all the changes they are sure the new pier will bring . . . But there is one person who's not so sure. Granny Island is worried that the old ways will be lost for ever . . .


Katie Morag leads the life that country dreams are made of * Independent *

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


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

Publication date

1st April 2010



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