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The Tales of Olga Da Polga

Written by Michael Bond

Illustrated by Catherine Rayner

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Olga da Polga was the sort of guinea-pig who would go places. With a head full of stories and a nose for adventure, Olga da Polga is quite a handful. And, when she moves in to the Sawdust family's garden, life for Noel the cat, Fangio the hedgehog and Graham the tortoise suddenly becomes much more exciting!

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Olga da Polga has left the pet shop to start a new life with her owners. Her home is now a large and airy hutch and it's not long before she meets Noel the cat, Fangio the hedgehog, and Graham the tortoise. Her garden companions soon discover that Olga loves an audience and from the moment she arrives she tells them stories about her wild and exciting adventures. Although they are not always sure whether to believe everything Olga says, one thing is certain - since Olga moved in, life is ineverr dull! Whether she's Olga the explorer, Olga the prizewinner, or Olga the storyteller, she is always Olga da Polga! Written by the beloved Michael Bond, with wonderful illustrations by Catherine Rayner, this is a gift edition for young readers to treasure.

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780192731944
Publication date: 02/08/2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780192731937
Publication date: 06/10/2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192731944
Publication date: 2nd August 2012
Author: Michael Bond
Illustrator: Catherine Rayner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Animals
Recommendations: eBooks

About Michael Bond

Michael Bond 13 Jan 1926 - 28 June 2017. Born in Newbury, Berkshire, England he was educated at Presentation College, Reading. During World War II Michael Bond served in both the Royal Air Force and the Middlesex Regiment of the British Army. He began writing in 1945 and sold his first short story to a magazine called London Opinion. This experience helped him decide that he wanted to be a writer. Michael Bond never thought of writing for children but, after producing a number of short stories and radio plays, his agent suggested that he adapt a television play for children. His first book, A ...

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