Written by Jeanne Willis, Tony Ross
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Dozy Mare by Jeanne Willis, Tony RossA lazy horse will do nothing except stand still - except on Sundays, when she sits down. She won't 'giddy up' for the farmer, nor 'trot off' for his wife, nor play cowboys for their son, nor jump for their daughter. There are no incentives that will work. Not carrots, oats, apples; not even a sugar lump! So she gets sold to a tinker, and then to the circus - and then to a butcher. And then the dozy dobbin demonstrated that, though lazy, she wasn't stupid: she ran like the wind!
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Interest Age: To 5
Jeanne Willis, Tony Ross
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Andersen Press Ltd
7th April 2005
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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