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Hamish the Highland Cow

3.84  ·  Rating Details  ·  19 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Hamish is a Highland cow and VERY hairy. He hates having baths and NEVER cuts his hair. Why should he when his shaggy coat is the perfect place to keep his favourite sweet - toffees! But one day his friends get fed up with the increasingly smelly Hamish, and they hatch a plan that involves a hairdresser and, yes, toffees! An exuberant story with bold, bright illustrations ...more
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Published January 1st 2003 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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A fun book with attractive bright illustrations and a little Scottish flavour. Hamish is big shaggy Highland Cow who doesn't like to groom, and especially doesn't like to wash. Consequently his warm thick coat is knotty and smelly, and sticky with the highland toffees that Hamish likes to eat so much. Hamish's friends have had enough and bribe him to go along to the hairdresser, a sheep [shearing] salon. Hamish, although nervous, finds that the salon is quite a fun place and finds that the hairc ...more
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Mar 01, 2008 Kathleen rated it liked it
Shelves: kidlit
Fills a nice gap in the Highland-cow-related children's literature category.
Sharon
Nov 23, 2012 Sharon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great story for children! My son (4) loved it!
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Funny and beautifully drawn.
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I was born in Dundee in 1972 into a fantastic family. Ever since I can remember, I wanted to be an artist — everyone in my family is artistic so it seemed just the right thing to do. When I was little my dad would draw pictures for me to colour in — they were always great. I loved drawing, painting and making things and still do. In 1993, after completely an HND course in illustration and graphic ...more
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