22nd June 2001 at 01:00
Katie Morag and the Riddles by Mairi Hedderwick (Bodley Head pound;9.99) is the latest picture-book tale from the Isle of Struay for reception and above. After a day off sick, Katie has her own reasons for wanting to retur to school and get her hands on the needle-basket. But her continuing grumpiness results in a playground squabble and for punishment the teacher sets the older children some tough riddles for homework.

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