Roy The Eagle by Kate O'Sullivan, David Harfield


Roy The Eagle by Kate O'Sullivan, David Harfield

Engagingly told in verse with colourful and forceful illustrations, Roy The Eagle was an instant hit when trialed with children aged 4-8, although it can be read to younger children out loud or read by older children on their own. A teacher at one primary school described the book as brilliant and one of the children said 'It is a story isn't it, because eagles don't wear glasses do they?' Another school has used the book to encourage a young girl who is refusing to wear her glasses. The teacher is very impressed and is looking for a cuddly toy eagle they can put glasses on! Children can follow Roy's adventures as he overcomes all kinds of obstacles to discover that the very things that make him different from his friends are what brings them closer together.


Wow, quite simply perfect! A fantastic book with a strong message, illustrated beautifully with the cutest story! I would love to see more in the range and have my fingers crossed that there will be, I am yet to find a child or adult for that matter that it does not go down well with - a must for every decent book shelf/ school, highly recommended! Kir Stee

About the Author

Kate O'Sullivan is a writer and journalist and lives in London. Her favourite animal is a giraffe because, like Emma the Giraffe, she is not very tall! When she is not writing she enjoys travelling around the world for treks, safaris and visiting various zoos. David Harfield is also a writer and lives in London with Kate. As well as writing, his main passion is music but he also has a soft spot for all of the animals in the Oddtails stories! Alex Ryan studies music and lives in Ireland. His interests also include film and art. His favourite animals are his own two cats, Buffy and Leo, but he'll happily draw any creature that walks the earth.

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28 pages


Kate O'Sullivan, David Harfield
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Publication date

31st October 2009



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