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    • ISBN:9781444944259
    • Publication date:21 Mar 2019
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Oi Frog! Sound Book

By Kes Gray
Illustrated by Jim Field

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A hilarious sound book edition of the bestselling Oi Frog!

Oi! Who sits where?
Find out in this fun and noisy book!

The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and friends . . . A sound book of the bestselling Oi Frog! with brilliant rhyming read-aloud text, jam-packed with animals and silliness, from the award-winning Kes Gray and Jim Field.

Perfect for children and parents alike with an irresistible sound bite - 'Oi!' shouted by David Mitchell.

Look out for more Oi books: Oi Dog!, Oi Cat!, Oi Goat! and coming soon, Oi Duck-billed Platypus!

Praise for the Oi books:
- 'Gigglingly delightful ... a perfect match of words and pictures to entertain again and again' - Daily Mail
- 'Laugh out loud funny, with great illustrations ... cries out for a second reading immediately!' - Bookbag
- 'It's simply brilliant' - The Independent
- 'A hilarious rhyming story which has animals sitting on more and more unlikely things, all in the interests of rhyme ... perfectly pitched for young children.' - Parents in Touch

Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! are a top ten bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award and was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and the British Book Awards in 2016, amongst others. It also won the Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, MadeForMums Award, Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award and Portsmouth Picture Book Award. Oi Cat! was the Independent Booksellers Children's Book of the Season and Oi Goat! is a World Book Day book in 2018. Combined series sales currently stand at a phenomenal 900,000 copies.

Biographical Notes

Kes Gray is a bestselling, multi award-winning author of more than 70 books for children. He eats Ideaflakes for breakfast, spreads silliness on his toast and lives in a place called Different.

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.

Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! are a top ten bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award and was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and the British Book Awards in 2016, amongst others. It also won the Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, MadeForMums Award, Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award and Portsmouth Picture Book Award. Oi Cat! was the Independent Booksellers Children's Book of the Season and Oi Goat! is a World Book Day book in 2018.

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  • ISBN: 9781444941357
  • Publication date: 05 Apr 2018
  • Page count: 12
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
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Suitable from birth
You'd be hard pressed to find a more entertaining book than this stunningly illustrated story... an absolute treat. — Daily Mail
Laugh out loud funny, with great illustrations... cries out for a second reading immediately! * * * * * — Bookbag
Brilliant illustrations with hilarious story outcome... perfect author/illustrator pairing. A real winner. — Peters eGazette
A hilarious rhyming story which has animals sitting on more and more unlikely things, all in the interests of rhyme... perfectly pitched for young children. — Parents in Touch
You'd be hard pressed to find a more entertaining book than this stunningly illustrated story... Field's illustrations are bursting with energy and silliness... an absolute treat. — Irish Daily Mail
I adore this fantastic picture book... Jim Field's strong and amusing illustrations bring this hilarious rhyming story to life... no doubt going to be the favourite choice for bedtime... for both children and adults! — Bath Chronicle
Kes Gray and Jim Field make an excellent pairing in this picture book perfectly aimed at young children... a series of increasingly funny scenes, making this a picture book that is fun to share. * * * * — Books for Keeps
Hilarious illustrations and rhymes... everyone will love it. — Libby Allman (Children's Book Specialist)
I absolutely loved Kes Gray's hilarious rhyming tale... terrific. — Red Reading Hub
Delightfully wicked, will have the whole family laughing! — Norwich Evening News
Readers will enjoy the clever play on words as well as the bold and comical illustrations. — Carousel
gets our vote for funniest book of 2014. A brilliant, brightly coloured gift that is guaranteed to have you in stitches. — Mumsnet
Perfect for 3-5 year-olds... an hilarious re-readable future favourite. — Waterstones (Leilah Shelton)
A very funny book with a lovely twist to the tale. Really entertaining... perfect for bedtime. — Books for Keeps
Readers will enjoy the clever play on words as well as the bold and comical illustrations — Carousel
Storytime will never be the same. Impossible to resist — Kirkus
Great fun — independent.ie
Delightfully mad — telegraph.co.uk
[A] hugely enjoyable piece of rhyming fun..."This is simply an absolute delight to read aloud with your child and became a firm bedtime favourite with my 6 year old daughter Coco" commented radio 2's Jo Whiley — Teach Primary
A fun and welcome addition to the world of rhyming animal books — School Library Journal
Expect lots of laughter — Booklist
Children will adore joining in with the strong rhyming patterns as well as loving the ridiculous scenarios — Teaching English (Primary Matters)
This is a book that's been made to be read out loud....Taking the cat sat on a mat as a starting point, we find out what different animals sit on. But what does frog sit on? It's simply brilliant. — The Independent
It's simply brilliant — The Independent
In this wonderfully silly sequel, Frog is changing the rules ... Guaranteed to become the bedtime read of choice for adult readers as well as the children listening — TheSchoolrun.com
In picture books, the Oi! Frog series (Hodder) by Kes Gray and Jim Field began to challenge Julia Donaldson (and her various illustrators) in popularity — The Guardian
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