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Katie Morag Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Katie Morag
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“Pleased to escape, Katie Morag set off. She loved any excuse to visit her Grannie, who lived all alone in the very last house on the other side of the Bay.”
Mairi Hedderwick
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Katie Morag Delivers the Mail
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She later confesses to her grandmother, who helps her get the correct package to each recipient and doesn’t tattle on her to Katie’s parents. The open stretch of this busy Scottish island is an ideal setting for industrious Katie Morag.
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“Then, because she was so frightened and ashamed, Katie Morag did a silly thing. She ran the rest of the way to the other side of the Bay and threw a parcel - any parcel, except the red-labelled one - on to the doorstep of each of the first four houses. Nobody saw her. ”
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There are five packages, including one for her grandmother, which bears a red tag. But, when the labels on the other four get wet and smeared, Katie Morag goes ahead and haphazardly delivers them.
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Katie Morag has the most amazing grandma who is a farmer. The funniest part is when Katie slips into the water and drops the parcels. SPLASH! She gets into a muddle.
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“Well, this is a fine boorach you’ve got yourself into, Katie Morag,′ said Grannie, when Katie Morag had explained what she had done. ‘Still at least you’ve given me the right parcel - it’s got the spare part for the tractor that I’ve been waiting for.”
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On a day when baby Liam is cutting a tooth, Katie Morag’s parents send her off to deliver the mail. On the Isle of Struay, the mail only comes once a week, so its arrival always generates plenty of excitement.
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“Oh, dear! Oh, dear!′ wailed Katie Morag, looking at the five soggy parcels. ‘All the addresses are smudged and I won’t know which parcel is for which house now!’ Only Grannie’s parcel was still recognizable for its red label.”

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