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Sara Ogilvie - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Sara Ogilvie won the Booktrust Best New Illustrators Award in 2011. Her bestselling collaboration with Anna Kemp, Dogs Don’t Do Ballet, was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010 and the Booktrust Early Years Award 2010. Her other collavorations with Anna include The Worst Princess and Rhinos Don’t Eat Pancakes. Sara lives in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Featured books by Sara Ogilvie

Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo!

Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo!

5+ readers

Author: Amy Sparkes Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2013

Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013  This is an exciting, imaginative and hilarious adventure that encourages little readers to have confidence and stand up for themselves, from the illustrator of Dogs Don't Do Ballet and Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes.

Other books by Sara Ogilvie

Blossom

Blossom

Author: Laura Dockrill Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2021

Blossom has grown up surrounded by the beautiful plants and flowers from her family's market stall. The stall was started by her grandparents, Tutu and Pops, and passed on to Blossom's parents after their death. It's a magical place where customers come to find flowers for all occasions: from celebrating love to offering comfort in times of sorrow. But now the stall is at risk, with tension rising as Blossom's parents argue about the future. Can Blossom call on the lessons she learned from Tutu and find a way to cope with the dramatic changes that are happening around her. Can she save the flower stall? Acclaimed author Laura Dockrill sows seeds of hope and community at the flower market in this heartfelt, lyrical tale of family life and change. This book features a dyslexia-friendly layout and font, and illustrations throughout so that even more readers can enjoy it.

Old Toffer's Book of Consequential Dogs

Old Toffer's Book of Consequential Dogs

Author: Christopher Reid Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/09/2021

I've rounded up a rowdy assembly Of my own Consequential Dogs As counterparts to Eliot's mogs. Mine are a rough and ready bunch: You wouldn't take them out to lunch . . . But if they strike you as friendly, funny, Full of bounce and fond of a romp, Forgetful of poetic pomp, I trust you'll take them as you find them And, at the very least, not mind them. T. S. Eliot's best-selling collection of practical cat poems has been one of the most successful poetry collections ever. At last, in the 80th year of Old Possum's Cats, we have the companion volume that Eliot had envisaged, written by master poet and Costa-winner, Christopher Reid. This wonderfully witty and varied collection, illustrated in full-colour by the brilliant Sara Ogilvie, is perfect for younger readers to appreciate. A book that will be enjoyed by generations to come, perfect for reading together!

The Hospital Dog Book and CD Pack

The Hospital Dog Book and CD Pack

Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 27/05/2021

Written by the brilliant Julia Donaldson and stunningly illustrated by the award-winning Sara Ogilvie, The Hospital Dog is a big-hearted tale about a very special, very brave dog. Here is a dog, a Dalmatian called Dot, Is she quite ordinary? NO, SHE'S NOT! After their breakfast and a swim in the sea, Dot and her owner Rose jump on the bus to the hospital. Dot loves visiting the children of Wallaby Ward and they're always pleased to see her too; from a crying baby to a bored teenager - a pat, a stroke and a cuddle with Dot cheers everyone up. But the work of the hospital dog doesn't stop there and when one of her patients is in trouble, it's up to Dot to save the day! A fantastic rhyming story from the creators of the bestselling picture book, The Detective Dog - winner of the Books Are My Bag Readers' Award. The Hospital Dog Book and CD comes with an audio CD of the story read by actress and singer Dame Floella Benjamin, perfect for reading along, for car journeys, bedtimes, or any time at all!

Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention

Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention

Author: Pip Jones Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

WH SMITH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019! Izzy and Fixer are back for more machine mayhem . . . While their fellow contestants at the Invention Convention are intent on making shiny new things using old power, can Izzy and Fixer build a recycling machine fuelled by nature... AND win the coveted Genius Guild badge along the way? A joyful celebration of the magic of make-do-and-mend from the creators of the much-loved Izzy Gizmo. PRAISE FOR IZZY GIZMO: 'Jones's loping, engaging rhymes and Ogilvie's vivacious images evoke both inspiration and frustration' The Guardian

Izzy Gizmo

Izzy Gizmo

Author: Pip Jones Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Board book Release Date: 03/10/2019

Everyone's favourite inventor is now available in board book format! Izzy Gizmo, a girl who LOVED to invent, carried her tool bag wherever she went in case she discovered a thing to be mended, or a gadget to tweak to make to make it more splendid. Izabelle Gizmo just loves to invent, but her inventions never seem to work the way she wants them to. And that makes her really CROSS! When she finds a crow with a broken wing she just has to help. But will she be able to put her frustrations to one side and help her new friend to fly again? Shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Prize 2017, this empowering book is perfect for fans of Rosie Revere, Engineer, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World and Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. 'If you're looking for a new book with a determined, strong female role model then this is for you' Being a Mummy blog 'This was such a fun book. We need more books with girl inventors!' Twirling Book Princess blog 'This exuberantly riotous story... blends the fun of rhyme with the touching friendship between a charismatic crow and a never-say-die young inventor'Lancashire Evening Post 'A lovely story of ingenuity and determination' Parents in Touch 'I doubt many will fail to fall for Izzy and her mechanical mind. Pip Jones' rhyming narrative is a cracker to read aloud and Sara Ogilvie's imagination must be almost as fertile as young Izzy's... A real riot.' Red Reading Hub blog 'Jones's loping, engaging rhymes and Ogilvie's vivacious images evoke both inspiration and frustration' The Guardian

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Author: Andy Shepherd Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2019

The Detective Dog Sticker Book

The Detective Dog Sticker Book

Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

Join Detective Dog Nell, her owner Peter and all his friends in this must-have sticker book based on the bestselling picture book The Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson and Sara Oglivie. Who's been stealing all the children's books? Help solve the mystery as you join in with colouring pencils and stickers! Packed with games, activities and over four hundred stickers, The Detective Dog Sticker Book is perfect for journeys, rainy days and school holidays - a great gift for any child.

Izzy Gizmo

Izzy Gizmo

Author: Pip Jones Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2017

Meet Izzy Gizmo - a fabulously feisty new character from Pip Jones (Squishy McFluff; Daddy's Sandwich) brought brilliantly to life with exuberant and detailed illustrations from the best-selling illustrator of TheDetective Dog, Sara Ogilvie. Izzy Gizmo, a girl who LOVED to invent, carried her tool bag wherever she went in case she discovered a thing to be mended, or a gadget to tweak to make to make it more splendid. Izabelle Gizmo just loves to invent, but her inventions never seem to work the way she wants them to. And that makes her really CROSS! When she finds a crow with a broken wing she just has to help. But will she be able to put her frustrations to one side and help her new friend to fly again? Shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Prize 2017, this empowering book is perfect for fans of Rosie Revere, Engineer, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World and Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. 'If you're looking for a new book with a determined, strong female role model then this is for you' Being a Mummy blog 'This was such a fun book. We need more books with girl inventors!' Twirling Book Princess blog 'This exuberantly riotous story... blends the fun of rhyme with the touching friendship between a charismatic crow and a never-say-die young inventor'Lancashire Evening Post 'A lovely story of ingenuity and determination' Parents in Touch 'I doubt many will fail to fall for Izzy and her mechanical mind. Pip Jones' rhyming narrative is a cracker to read aloud and Sara Ogilvie's imagination must be almost as fertile as young Izzy's... A real riot.' Red Reading Hub blog 'Jones's loping, engaging rhymes and Ogilvie's vivacious images evoke both inspiration and frustration' The Guardian

Once Upon a Wish

Once Upon a Wish

Author: Amy Sparkes Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2016

What would you do if your wishes came true? Meet the wishgiver boy - with lotions and potions and secret ingredients, he glides through the night making wishes come true. He can conjure up dragons, magical midnight feasts and even make you fly. But will he ever find the magic to grant his own wishes? This is a tale of hard work rewarded and the special power of the words 'thank you'.

Superhero Street

Superhero Street

9+ readers

Author: Phil Earle Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/02/2016

Mouse is desperate to be a superhero. To find that power that will make him stand out in the crowd. But his every attempt ends in failure. He can't even get any attention at home as his five brothers (triplets AND twins) take every second of mum and dad's attention. When mum foils a bank robbery while on duty as a lollipop lady, she and Mouse are lauded as superheroes. Joining forces with Mouse are The Z List - a group of unlikely crime-fighters. But in their midst is a traitor hell-bent on revenge. Will Mouse be super enough to spot this danger, and is he brave enough to do anything about it?

Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 6: The Bear Lost Its Tail

Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 6: The Bear Lost Its Tail

Author: Susan Price, Nikki Gamble, Pam Dowson Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2011

In this Norwegian story we learn about how bears lost their tails. Fox is jealous of Bear's big, fluffy tail so he decides to play a trick on him. Bear learns he should not believe everything he is told ... This charming story written by Susan Price and beautifully illustrated by Sara Ogilvie will capture your child's imagination! It has been sensitively rewritten to enable your child to read it with confidence whilst capturing the magic of the original tale. There are useful tips for parents and an engaging story map inside the book to help you and your child retell the story together. The Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales series includes 40 of the best known stories from all over the world, which have been passed down for generations. They are a perfect introduction to different cultures, traditions and morals. All the stories are carefully levelled to Oxford Reading Tree levels and matched to the phonic progression in Letters and Sounds enabling your children to read the stories independently. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.

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