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As a child, Heather Haylock could often be found reading a book while sitting on her horse, or perched way up high in a tree.
She lives in Auckland where she has the best task in the world – helping five year olds learn to read books too. (But in a classroom, not on a horse or in a tree.)
She loves the challenge of knitting words into stories. Now, thanks to her research for Granny McFlitter and the penguins, Heather is also able to knit yarn into jumpers.
If you want to find her, try looking up. She may be reading or writing a book, or knitting a jumper, way up high in a tree.

Granny McFlitter, the Champion Knitter Heather Haylock, Lael Chisholm

Based on true events, a lively picture book about a sprightly granny who knits warm jumpers for little blue penguins after the oil spill following the wrecking of the Rena, with illustrations by the winner of the Storylines Gavin Bishop Award.

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