Oliver and Patch by Claire Freedman
  

Oliver and Patch

Written by Claire Freedman
Illustrated by Kate Hindley

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January 2015 Book of the Month Claire Freedman’s story of Oliver and Patch is guaranteed to warm hearts! Oliver is lonely in the big city until he finds a lost little dog and takes him home. In no time at all the two are best friends, but Oliver knows someone somewhere will be missing Patch very much. He does the right thing and sets out to find that person only to discover when he does that he hasn’t lost Patch, he’s just found another new friend! Kate Hindley’s bright, busy illustrations are full of warmth and energy, making the city setting a delight and bringing Oliver and Patch to boisterous life. ~ Andrea Reece

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Oliver and Patch by Claire Freedman

Oliver is finding the big city a lonely and scary place but when he finds a little lost dog he makes his first friend in the city. The trouble is, he knows that somewhere out there someone is missing the little dog just as much as he is loving having him, So, with a heavy heart, Oliver sets about doing the right thing.

About the Author

Claire Freedman

Claire Freedman lives on the Essex coast. She has worked for the BBC, Harrods and for a reprographic company and now writes full-time. She is the author of a number of books for children, including A Kiss Goodnight, Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones and On This Special Night with Little Tiger Press. When not writing, Claire spends her time sailing, walking in the countryside and, when she can, travelling abroad.

Claire discovered her love of writing for children after joining a local writing group – which she still enjoys attending regularly. She began by writing stories and picture strips for comics including Twinkle, Pingu and Sesame Street, before trying her hand at picture books.

Read a Q&A with Claire Freedman here.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Claire Freedman
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Author's Website

www.clairefreedman.co.uk

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

1st January 2015

ISBN

9780857079534

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