The islanders are dismayed when the badly-behaved Big Boy Cousins come to stay, but Katie Morag thinks they are wonderful. She joins in with them as they cause havoc in the village and enjoys disobeying Grannie Island. But when Grannie Island gets angry, Katie Morag realizes that really her Grannie is sad inside, and she feels sad and sorry too. So Katie Morag become the leader and makes the Big Boy Cousins join her in making amends.
About the Author
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. Mairi's island world is delightfully reflected in the imaginary island of Struay where Katie Morag and her family live. As well as creating children's books Mairi writes and illustrates travel books for adults. She spends a lot of time visiting schools and is always accompanied by Katie Morag's teddy, which travels with her in a black bag.