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    • ISBN:9781408355756
    • Publication date:20 Sep 2018
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Oscar the Hungry Unicorn

By Lou Carter
Illustrated by Nikki Dyson

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Oscar the Unicorn will eat ANYTHING! Meet the hungriest unicorn in fairyland in this hilariously funny friendship story, from the author of the bestselling There Is No Dragon in This Story.

A hilariously funny tale of friendship, belonging and LOTS OF EATING from the bestselling author of There Is No Dragon in This Story. Perfect for fans of Oi Frog.

Oscar the Unicorn has eaten his stable so he needs to find somewhere else to live. Not easy if you're a unicorn who eats everything in sight ... No one wants him around: not the pirates or the fairies or the dragons. Will Oscar ever find a place to call home? Well, it just so happens that Princess Oola has been searching for a unicorn FOR EVER ...

Biographical Notes

Lou Carter worked as a primary school teacher before turning her hand to writing picture books. She is the author of Pirate Stew and the bestselling There Is No Dragon in This Story. She lives with her family in Cambridge. Find Lou on Twitter @LouCarter240.

Nikki Dyson has been illustrating children's book since 2006, as well as creating artwork for Hallmark and National Geographic Kids. Her books include Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes, Zippo the Super Hippo, 1000 Animals and 1000 Things to Eat. She lives in Oxfordshire. Find Nikki online at nikkidysonillustration.co.uk and on Twitter @DoodleDyson.

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  • ISBN: 9781408355749
  • Publication date: 20 Sep 2018
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  • Imprint: Orchard Books
An eye-catching glittery cover is a lovely introduction to the book and it will immediately attract children's attention. Vibrant and amusing illustrations by Nikki Dyson capture Oscar and friends to perfection. A lovely story. — Parents in Touch

This hilarious book will brighten up any day. Turning classic fairy tales upside down, children will be eager to point out familiar characters and explore the wonderfully detailed illustrations in this picture book.
This vibrant mix of the familiar, with some modern twists, is sure to be a hit with under-5s.

— BookTrust
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