The Utterly Otterleys

By Mairi Hedderwick


Brand-new characters from the creator of Katie Morag! Meet the otter family and join in their search for the perfect new home.

Year of Publication


In the Otterleys Mairi Hedderwick has found a spirited animal alternative to the much-loved Katie Morag and her family, while her watery, winter landscapes full of wildlife are as delightful as ever. * Julia Eccleshare * PRAISE FOR A WALK WITH GRANNIE:'A feast of visual detail and a simple child centred text work prefectly together to create a rhytmic book for sharing' - Reading Evening Post'The appeal of this particular book lies in the simple text, which is very child-friendly and in the tiny details in the illustrations.' - Writing Magazine Mairi Hedderwick is 'a great storyteller.' * Shelf Life: Scottish Book Trust Quarterly * Ideal for bedtime reading with young children * Adoption-net * As delightful as ever * The Guardian * Exquisite watercolour pictures, full of movement and detail, are matched by economic, evocative prose in the delightful tale * Carousel *

Author Biography

Mairie Hedderwick was born in Gourrock. She left the mainland for the Isle of Coll where she and her crofting husband brought up their young family. She has never quite left the island - and still returns to paint, and to ponder the island life which has enriched her craft for so long.