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Oi Duck-billed Platypus!

Written by Kes Gray

Illustrated by Jim Field

Part of the Oi Frog and Friends Series

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Oi Duck-billed Platypus! Synopsis

A brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book - jam-packed with animals and silliness! From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog! Oi! Where are duck-billed platypuses meant to sit? And Kookaburras and hippopotamuses and all the other animals with impossible to rhyme with names... Over to you Frog! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends Praise for Oi Frog!: 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Oi Frog and Friends is a Top Ten Bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Awards (among others). And Oi Goat! was a 2018 World Book Day Book.

Oi Duck-billed Platypus! Press Reviews

Using the strange names and often stranger appearance of animals, this funny, rhyming, read-aloud picture book, will amuse both children and parents and perhaps inspired a few poets in the making. - The Irish Catholic

The jaunty, brightly coloured illustrations make this a joy to share with both toddlers and older children. - The Irish Independent

The latest book in the Oi Frog! series sees the return of our favourite characters who are cheeky, adorable and ever so clever. Kes Gray and Jim Field's creation is more than a fantastically funny story - it's a book that will encourage talk, play, rhyme and laughter for everyone in the family. Younger readers will love hearing the story and older ones will enjoy the challenge of trickier vocabulary in the book. - BookTrust

Laugh-aloud humour which will have young readers in fits of giggles - and improve their rhyming ability, too. It's the perfect follow-up, extending the clever idea to perfection. - Parents in Touch

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781444937336
Publication date: 09/07/2019
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781444937329
Publication date: 06/09/2018
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444937329
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: Kes Gray
Illustrator: Jim Field
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers

About Kes Gray

  Kes Gray is a bestselling, award-winning author of more than 50 books for children of all ages, including critically acclaimed picture book, Oi Frog! (Hodder) and the Daisy series (Random House). As well as winning the Red House Children's Book Award for Eat Your Peas, Billy's Bucket and Daisy and the Trouble With Zoos(Random House), Kes was noted by The Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK only a year after publishing his first book. Kes lives with his wife and family in Essex.     

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