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  • Published: 1 March 2010
  • ISBN: 9781849410854
  • Imprint: Red Fox Picture Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

Katie Morag and the Dancing Class




A classic Katie Morag story with a fresh new look in a gorgeous large format

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?

  • Published: 1 March 2010
  • ISBN: 9781849410854
  • Imprint: Red Fox Picture Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Mairi Hedderwick

A graduate of Edinburgh College of Art, Mairi Hedderwick was a teacher before she started illustrating children’s books. As an author and illustrator her most popular character, Katie Morag, was created in 1984. Katie Morag’s home on the fictional Hebridean island of Struay is not a million sea miles away from her author’s life long association with the Isle of Coll.

In 2013 Katie Morag joined Cbeebies with the successful TV series produced by Move On Up / Struay Films.

Mairi Hedderwick has also written and illustrated many other books for children and adults, all with the backdrop of the Highlands and Islands. She was awarded an Honorary Degree from Stirling University in 2003 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to writing and illustration in Scotland, especially for children.

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Praise for Katie Morag and the Dancing Class

A new adventure packed with Hedderwick's customary clever narrative twists and humorous details.

The Glasgow Herald

Hedderwick's soft-wash illustrations capture the timeless space and beauty of the island and contemporary bustle of its population.

Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian

As always Hedderwick's soft-toned watercolours are full of atmosphere and humorous detail.

The Scotsman

Short review

Burnley Express

a lovely story just begging to be read out loud

South Wales Argus

Short review

Newbury Weekly News

We enjoyed this lovely book. The pictures are lovely and busy so its nice to be able to talk about the island and what's going on outside of the story itself. 5/5

Totz2Teens

Delightfully original character, setting, and story.

Frances Perkins, bournemouthecho.co.uk

Delightful!

The South Wales Argus

One of my favourite books of the last year

Angels and Urchins

This appealing story with its charming and evocative illustrations is sure to delight a new generation of young readers.

The Scotsman

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