Ollie and the Otter

A Scottish Osprey Story

Emily Dodd; Illustrated by Kirsteen Harris-Jones

Price:
£6.99
Availability:
Available to buy

Quick Look

  • A brilliant, engaging story full of fun sounds
  • Kirsten Harris-Jones' gentle illustrations of Scottish birds and animals bring the picturesque Scottish Highlands to life
  • Features a positive message about doing what you love

Ollie the osprey loves catching fish but he's useless at throwing them! And if he can't throw a fish to Isla, she'll never become his friend. Can Rory the otter help? A fun book about the loveable birds and animals of the Scottish Highlands.

Format:
paperback
Size:
230 x 265 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Kelpies
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
Extent:
24 pages
ISBN:
9781782503699
Publication date:
16 Mar 2017
Series:
Picture Kelpies

Description

Ollie the osprey loves to swoop into the water and catch fish. But once he's caught them, he's useless at throwing them! And if he can't throw a delicious fish to Isla, she'll never become his friend.

Rory the otter says he can help Ollie practise his throwing.

Full of fun sounds, this is a brilliant story about doing what you love, by interactive storyteller Emily Dodd, with gentle illustrations of a host of loveable Scottish birds and animals in the picturesque Scottish Highlands.

Author

Emily Dodd is passionate about science, wildlife and storytelling. She is a screenwriter for CBeebies science programme Nina and the Neurons and has written and presented science shows for the Edinburgh International Science Festival, the Scottish Seabird Centre, Edinburgh University, National Museums Scotland and Our Dynamic Earth. Emily was the 2012/2013 Scottish Book Trust Reader in Residence at Leith Library, Edinburgh. Among other fiction and non-fiction books for children, she is the author of Can't Dance Cameron and The Grouse and the Mouse, also in the Picture Kelpies range.

Kirsteen Harris-Jones completed a BA in children's illustration for publishing, and has worked in advertising, graphic design and animation. She's now a freelance artist living in Shropshire with her husband and three children. She is also the illustrator of Picture Kelpies The Grouse and the Mouse and No Such Thing As Nessie!

Links

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