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Morag Hood

Morag Hood

  • 5 stars across 19 books
Morag Hood has a unique voice. Her idiosyncratic, wry humour permeates everything she does, creating books of style and irresistible charm. Colin and Lee, Carrot and Pea was a runner-up in The Macmillan Prize for Illustration, marking a glorious picture book debut. Morag spent her childhood writing stories, painting, and dreaming of having a pet duck. Following a degree in Costume Design from Wimbledon College of Art, and an MA in Children's Book Illustration from the Cambridge School of Art, Morag returned to live in her native Edinburgh with her husband. She still likes making stories, printing, cutting and sticking, and freshly sharpened pencils. The pet duck is yet to make an appearance.

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7th March 2019

The Steves

A brilliantly funny and brightly colourful story perfect for Steves everywhere.When Steve meets Steve, neither can belie... MoreThe Steves

(23 reviews) Review
9th July 2019

Brenda Is a Sheep

Brenda Is A Sheep is a massively mischievous and hilarious story about being accepted, from Morag Hood - the cre... MoreBrenda Is a Sheep

(19 reviews) Review
5th April 2018

Sophie Johnson: Unicorn Expert

Are you a unicorn expert? Then meet Sophie Johnson... you have a lot in common! Sophie Johnson is an endearing new pictu... MoreSophie Johnson: Unicorn Expert

(15 reviews) Review
30th May 2019

Sophie Johnson: Detective Genius

Sophie Johnson studied very hard to become a detective and it's a good thing she did – there has been a terrible crime! ... MoreSophie Johnson: Detective Genius

(13 reviews) Review
9th July 2020

Sophie Johnson: Sports Superstar

Everyone's favourite Unicorn Expert, Sophie Johnson is back for a new adventure - and this time she's taking on the wo... MoreSophie Johnson: Sports Superstar

(10 reviews) Review
16th June 2016

Colin and Lee, Carrot and Pea

Lee is a pea. All of his friends are peas; except Colin. Colin isn't a pea. And so begins the deliciously funny... MoreColin and Lee, Carrot and Pea

(6 reviews) Review
21st September 2017

I Am Bat

Bat's cherries keep going missing. One by one, they are whisked away by mischievous animal tricksters behind Bat's... MoreI Am Bat

(6 reviews) Review
26th January 2017

When Grandad Was a Penguin

A hilarious and touching swapping places story from the creator of Colin and Lee, Carrot and Pea , Morag Hood. W... MoreWhen Grandad Was a Penguin

(5 reviews) Review
23rd July 2020

Spaghetti Hunters: A Duck and Tiny Horse Adventure

"I adore Duck and Tiny Horse. Funny, silly and totally original." - Josh WiddicombeSpaghetti Hunters is a brilliantly fu... MoreSpaghetti Hunters: A Duck and Tiny Horse Adventure

(4 reviews) Review
23rd January 2020

Aalfred and Aalbert: An Adorable and Funny Love Story Between Aardvarks

With its sweet and natural portrayal of love accidentally blooming between two aardvarks, this heartwarming picture book... MoreAalfred and Aalbert: An Adorable and Funny Love Story Between Aardvarks

(3 reviews) Review
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