Mairi Hedderwick

Mairi Hedderwick is the author and illustrator of the best-selling Katie Morag picture books, inspired by Mairi's life on the Scottish Isle of Coll, as well as many other titles for children and adults. Katie Morag is one of Scotland's best-loved literary characters and her stories have been adapted for television. In 2017 Mairi received Scottish Book Trust's inaugural Outstanding Achievement Award.