Presentation on theme: "Where is Katie Morag set? Find out about the real island that the story was based on."— Presentation transcript:
Where is Katie Morag set? Find out about the real island that the story was based on.
The Author The island was once home to Mairi Hedderwick, author of the children's books, Katie Morag. The fictional island of Struay is based on her experiences of living on Coll. Her daughter Tamara lives on the island and produces pottery.
Welcome to the isle of Coll. Where is Coll? How do I get to Coll? What is Coll like? Where can I stay on the island? What can I do? How is Coll like where I live? How is Coll different to where I live?
Where is Coll? Coll is an island in the Hebrides
A close up view
What is Coll like? Coll is one of the inner Hebrides. The island of Coll is 13 miles long and just 3 miles wide. The island of Coll is very rugged. 170 people live on Coll
Which photographs were taken on the island of Coll and which are the odd ones out? A B C
How do I Get to Coll? From mainland Scotland you need to travel to the Isle of Mull. From the Isle of Mull you can travel on to Coll on the Ferry or maybe hire your own helicopter!
Where can I stay? Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Self Catering Accommodation
What can I do on Coll? Fishing, bird watching Cycling Rest and Relax Explore!
How is Coll like where I live? Think of three ways in which Coll is like where YOU live
How is Coll different to where I live? Think of three ways in which Coll is different from where YOU live