Written by Jeanne Willis
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The Lovereading4Kids commentDozy mare is a lazy horse. She wonâ€™t go backwards, she wonâ€™t go forwards, she wonâ€™t trot, she wonâ€™t jump and she wonâ€™t perform tricks. Carrots, sugar lumps, ice cream â€“ nothing will tempt Dozy Mare to do anything that is asked of her.
Tony Rossâ€™s capering Dozy Mare is a delight.
Dozy Mare by Jeanne WillisA lazy horse does nothing except standing still. She doesn't: 'giddy up' for the farmer, nor 'trot off' for his wife, nor play cowboys for their son, nor jump for their daughter. So she gets sold to a tinker, then to the circus, and then to a butcher. But the dozy dobbin demonstrates that, though lazy, she isn't stupid, and runs like the wind.
- the horse's face says so much! Primary Times
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
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Andersen Press Ltd
4th May 2006
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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