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Lost in the Hills at Balmoral

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Hector, Hamish and Morag are taking part in the world famous Braemar Gathering and Highland Games. With a few hours to spare they head off to explore the forest, with no thought of how to get back. Join the three friends as they work together to find a way home and meet a very special lady in need of a helping hand during their adventure.

 

There are 32 pages of colourful Illustrations featuring animals from the forest and Hector's holiday scrapbook. The Queen's love of Balmoral in Scotland and Highland Cattle inspired the story which was written a few years before her sad passing in 2022.

The Story of Hector

Hector, the hairy cow has moved to the other side of the world and is missing his two best friends. He loves to remember their great adventures until one day something perfect happens.

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The Original Adventure

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The Beach Rescue

The Story Continues

Hector, Hamish and Morag are heading to the beach on one of their many adventures when they come across a little boy in trouble. Join the three friends as they come up with a daring rescue plan to save him.

This is the next book in the adventures of Hector and his friends. 

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Leon the 'Scary' Lion

Leon was having a bad day as usual. Everyone he approached always ran away and he couldn't understand why, after all he looked after his appearance, so what could the problem be?

Join Leon on his journey of self discovery and learn it's not good to judge a book by it's cover.

There are 32 pages of colourful Illustrations featuring a Gorilla, Giraffe, Monkey, Sloth, Parrots and Elephants. The story will keep children guessing what animal in the zoo they will see next when you turn the page.

Please Don't Shout

Leon was having a bad day as usual. Everyone he approached always ran away and he couldn't understand why, after all he looked after his appearance, so what could the problem be?

Join Leon on his journey of self discovery and learn it's not good to judge a book by it's cover.

There are 32 pages of colourful Illustrations featuring a Gorilla, Giraffe, Monkey, Sloth, Parrots and Elephants. The story will keep children guessing what animal in the zoo they will see next when you turn the page.

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Meet the Characters

There would be no story without them

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Hector

Hector is a loveable, handsome, prize winning Hairy Highland Cow. He likes to have fun with his friends and help people. In a recent survey he was voted the cutest hairy cow on record.

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Hamish

Hamish is one of Hector's best friends and the brother of the adorable Morag. Hamish has long black hair and striking green eyes and also likes to help people. He was once voted the most eligible bachelor cow on the Island of Canna.

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Morag

Morag is the big sister of Hamish and the prettiest Highland Cow you could ever meet. She is typically Scottish with long red hair, very caring and always ready to help other people in need.

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About the Author

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Christine Gillougley is a Scottish/Australian author of children's picture books. She was born and raised in a small town just outside Glasgow. The story of Hector, Hamish and Morag was inspired by her moving to Perth, Western Australia and the memories of her home in Scotland.

 

She currently resides in Perth with her husband and their two grown up children. In her spare time when she's not creating more adventures for her favourite little cow Hector, Christine enjoys the West Australian climate and likes going to the beach for long walks on the sand. 

 

Writing has always been a passion of Christine's and she currently has four books in print with more projects planned for the future. Feel free to moo-mail her, Christine and Hector would love to hear from you.

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A quote from the author:-

Keep reading "until the cows come home"

Christine Gillougley

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