Odd Dog Out by Rob Biddulph
  

Odd Dog Out

Written by Rob Biddulph
Illustrated by Rob Biddulph

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Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award

Odd Dog Out has all the qualities that made Blown Away and Grrrrr! so popular with critics and readers! The pages - filled with dazzling displays of stylishly-dressed dogs on the move – are simply wonderful to look at; there’s a witty rhyming text; and it delivers an important message too. In a world full of suited, bowler-hatted dachshunds one dog stands out, eschewing pinstripes for a bright woolly hat: ‘someone on this busy street/ is dancing to a different beat’. But being different isn’t easy and the little dog decides she’ll leave home for somewhere where there’ll be ‘a hundred others just like me’. It takes a meeting with another ‘odd dog out’ to make her realise that being who you are is the best way to be. Every page is a treat to behold and the message is as important today as it ever has been. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Odd Dog Out by Rob Biddulph

It's a dog's life in the big city...Come join one busy dog on her journey to find her place in the world, in this third sublimely illustrated book from the bestselling, award-winning Rob Biddulph. For busy dogs A busy day Of busy work And busy play...But one dog doesn't quite fit in. It's lonely being the odd dog out, when all she wants to do is find her place in the world. She's willing to go to the other side of the world to look for it...but it might take a different kind of journey for her to discover that maybe where she's meant to be is right back where she started...

A gloriously illustrated story about leaving home and finding yourself, from the bestselling and award-winning Rob Biddulph, author of Blown Away and GRRRRR!

Reviews

Praise for GRRRRR!:

'Vibrant colours and characters plus rhyming text make it a delight to read aloud. Huffington Post

'Joyful and uplifting. Superb.' Daily Mail

'Totally grrrrreat in every respect.' The Bookbag

'The rhyme is so skillful and pacey it could give the Gruffalo a run for its money.' Children's Books Ireland

Praise for Blown Away:

'Best children's book of the year.' Observer

'[A] gem of a book ... Beautifully illustrated and wittily written.' Standard

'This book is capital B Brilliant.' The Bookbag

'Told in captivating rhyme, with plenty of jokes sprinkled through the text and illustrations, Biddulph's tale is a travelling adventure.' Time Out

About the Author

Rob Biddulph

By day Rob Biddulph is the award-winning art director of the Observer Magazine. By night he makes up silly stories for his three daughters, and draws pictures to go with them. His first picture book, Blown Away, won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in 2015, his second, GRRRR! was nominated for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and just released is the wonderful Odd Dog Out.

He lives with his wife and daughters in London,

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Rob Biddulph
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Author's Website

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Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

26th January 2017

ISBN

9780008184780

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