Hebridean Desk Address Book

 
Date Published :
May 2018
Publisher :
Birlinn
Contributor(s) :
Mairi Hedderwick
Illustration :
color illustrations throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781780275376
Pages : 112
Dimensions : 9.45 X 5.5 inches
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Overview
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This desk address book is attractively illustrated with acclaimed illustrator Mairi Hedderwick’s beautiful sketches of seasonal Western Islandscenes.The sketches have been collected over a period of forty years, and both the old and the new are represented here, showing the changingfaces of the landscapes. Mairi’s sketches range across most of the isles, from Tiree to St Kilda, expertly capturing their differences andcharacters.

About The Author
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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. Mairi's island world is delightfully reflected in the imaginary island of Struay where her perennially popular Katie Morag stories are set. As well as creating children's books Mairi writes and illustrates travel books for adults. She also illustrated the acclaimed Janet Reachfar books, which are published by Birlinn. She continues to live on Coll.

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