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    • ISBN:9781444928976
    • Publication date:28 Jul 2016
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Oi Dog!

By Kes Gray and Claire Gray
Illustrated by Jim Field

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The absurdly funny sequel to the award-winning Oi Frog! from vibrant pairing Kes Gray and Jim Field.

The hilarious sequel to the bestselling Oi Frog! will have children rolling around with laughter.
Shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award 2016.

Frog's had enough, he's the changing the status quo! Cat insists that there are rules - only mules sit on stools, no one but hares should sit on chairs and however irritating, dogs MUST sit on frogs.

'Well, I'm changing the rules,' said the frog.
'From now on, dogs sit on logs, not frogs!'

And everyone else is going to have to sit somewhere else too. Will Cat want to sit on gnats instead of cushy mats? Will spiders like sitting on gliders? Will whales be happy to sit on nails? And, most importantly, where is FROG going to sit?

Praise for Oi Frog!:
'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail
'Everyone will love it.' - The Guardian

Can't get enough? Find out what cat's got to say in Oi Cat!, coming out autumn 2017.

Kes is one of the Independent's TOP TEN children's authors and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award. Jim's first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2011.

Biographical Notes

Kes lives in Witham, Essex, with his wife, young family and assortment of animals. He is a born storyteller. Voted by the Independent as one of the TOP TEN children's authors only a year after publishing his first book, he is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award for Younger Readers.

Jim Field is a lead-driven, pencil-pushing, 25-frames-per-second, Led Zeppelin fan. He is also a hugely talented illustrator and animation director. His first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and his vibrant, energetic style and witty detail delight children and adults alike.

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  • ISBN: 9781444919592
  • Publication date: 06 Oct 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
It's not often I laugh out loud when reading picture books. This was one of those rare occasions...Great stuff — Ann Giles, Book Witch
A gem of a book which gets funnier and funnier as you read through the outrageous suggestions. — Parents In Touch
I think perhaps the Gray/Field team have, between them, managed to out-dog Oi Frog with Oi Dog! It's absolutely un-missable — Red Reading Hub
I simply implore you to buy it so you can enjoy it for yourself! I simply want to say that this was my most anticipated book of the year and it hasn't disappointed. It has exceeded all expectations...And I think it is my 'Book of the Year'! — Book Bairn
This is a gigglingly delightful book, a perfect match of words and pictures to entertain again and again — Daily Mail
This is a side-splitting follow up to the hugely popular Oi Frog! which blends the winning formula of bright eye-catching illustrations with witty rhyming text. — Book Trust
A sequel to the phenomenally successful Oi Frog, this vibrantly illustrated and brilliantly funny rhyming book will have kids laughing out loud — Huffington Post
A wonderful and sophisticated rhyming game of a book — Love My Books
Hilariously crafted and engagingly illustrated by its creators, this stunning picture book ensures a simple and highly enjoyable read — Teach Early Years
Guaranteed to become the bedtime read of choice for adult readers as well as the children listening! — The School Run
If there was an award for the funniest picture book of the year, it would go to Oi Dog ... it's got the 'again' factor in spades — Irish Independent
Bold, bright and creative, it's funny too! — Hexham Courant
Such fun! — Newbury Weekly News
I defy anyone not to like this wonderful book. The punchline is hilarious and brings the house down every time I read it to children and adults. an essential buy for EYFS and KS2 class libraries — School Librarian
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