Oi Frog by Kes Gray


Oi Frog by Kes Gray

Jam-packed with the silliest of animals, this bestselling rhyming story will have the youngest of readers in fits of laughter. Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gofers sit on sofas, but Frog does not want to sit on a log! Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this original rhyming story will have young children in fits of laughter. Can't get enough? Look out for Oi Dog!, now available for purchase, and Oi Cat!, coming out autumn 2017. From the award-winning Kes Gray and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, comes an hilarious rhyming tale about a frog who discovers that all animals have their special places to sit! 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Hilarious illustrations and rhymes which are easy to recite and join in. Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Kes was voted by the Independent as one of the TOP TEN children's authors and he is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award. Jim's first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.


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)

About the Author

Kes Gray

In a career spanning twenty years he has written many television advertising campaigns, most notably for Carling Black Label, Prudential and NSPCC.

Kes loves to write and in 1997 a one month sabbatical produced his first and most acclaimed picture book to date, Eat Your Peas. Published in 2000 it became the first picture book in ten years to win the coveted overall prize at the 2001 Federation of Childrens Book Awards. The same year it won the overall prize at Sheffield, was picture book category winner at Stockport and the Experian Big 3 Awards. In 2002 Eat Your Peas was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award. He is also the author for Oi Frog! and titles in the acclaimed Daisy young fiction series - all illustrated by Nick Sharratt. KES GRAY was noted by the Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK in 2003. BILLY BUCKET was winner of the Red House C hildren's Book Award for Younger Readers. Kes lives in Essex with his wife and children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

5th February 2015



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