The illustrations grabbed my attention first. Then the title. I love anything to do with Otters. (Like rabbits they are the most endearing animals. Must be the whiskers.) The Otterlys are very happy in their cosy little home in a burrow where mum is cooking fish and the kids play with their sea toys.
Katie Morag is a feisty tomboy adored by children for over 30 years. Katie lives on the island of Struay, which is loosely based on the Isle of Coll in the Hebrides where Hedderwick used to live. Her beautifully detailed illustrations capture daily island life and all the adventures Katie gets up to, living above the island’s only shop where her mum is the postmistress and her dad runs