Oi Frog!

Oi Frog!

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Description

The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends!

Jam-packed with the silliest of animals, this bestselling rhyming story will have the youngest of readers in fits of laughter. Over 1 million copies sold!

Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gophers sit on sofas. But Frog does not want to sit on a log. Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this original rhyming story is guaranteed to get children giggling!

'An absolute treat.' Daily Mail
'Hilarious.' Guardian
'The most outstanding children's book.' Jo Wiley, BBC Radio 2

Can't get enough? Look out for: Oi Dog, Oi Cat, Oi Duck-billed Platypus, Oi Puppies

Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more!
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 244 x 245 x 6mm | 182g
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full colour throughout
  • 9781444910865
  • 415

Review Text

Readers will enjoy the clever play on words as well as the bold and comical illustrations.
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Review quote

You'd be hard pressed to find a more entertaining book than this stunningly illustrated story... Field's illustrations are bursting with energy and silliness... an absolute treat. * Irish Daily Mail * I adore this fantastic picture book... Jim Field's strong and amusing illustrations bring this hilarious rhyming story to life... no doubt going to be the favourite choice for bedtime... for both children and adults! * Bath Chronicle * Kes Gray and Jim Field make an excellent pairing in this picture book perfectly aimed at young children... a series of increasingly funny scenes, making this a picture book that is fun to share. * * * * * Books for Keeps * Hilarious illustrations and rhymes... everyone will love it. * Libby Allman (Children's Book Specialist) * I absolutely loved Kes Gray's hilarious rhyming tale... terrific. * Red Reading Hub * Delightfully wicked, will have the whole family laughing! * Norwich Evening News * Readers will enjoy the clever play on words as well as the bold and comical illustrations. * Carousel * gets our vote for funniest book of 2014. A brilliant, brightly coloured gift that is guaranteed to have you in stitches. * Mumsnet * Perfect for 3-5 year-olds... an hilarious re-readable future favourite. * Waterstones (Leilah Shelton) * A very funny book with a lovely twist to the tale. Really entertaining... perfect for bedtime. * Books for Keeps * Readers will enjoy the clever play on words as well as the bold and comical illustrations * Carousel * Storytime will never be the same. Impossible to resist * Kirkus * Great fun * independent.ie * Delightfully mad * telegraph.co.uk * [A] hugely enjoyable piece of rhyming fun..."This is simply an absolute delight to read aloud with your child and became a firm bedtime favourite with my 6 year old daughter Coco" commented radio 2's Jo Whiley * Teach Primary * A fun and welcome addition to the world of rhyming animal books * School Library Journal * Expect lots of laughter * Booklist * Children will adore joining in with the strong rhyming patterns as well as loving the ridiculous scenarios * Teaching English (Primary Matters) * This is a book that's been made to be read out loud....Taking the cat sat on a mat as a starting point, we find out what different animals sit on. But what does frog sit on? It's simply brilliant. * The Independent * It's simply brilliant * The Independent * In this wonderfully silly sequel, Frog is changing the rules ... Guaranteed to become the bedtime read of choice for adult readers as well as the children listening * TheSchoolrun.com * In picture books, the Oi! Frog series (Hodder) by Kes Gray and Jim Field began to challenge Julia Donaldson (and her various illustrators) in popularity * The Guardian *
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About Kes Gray

Kes Gray is the bestselling author of the OI FROG AND FRIENDS series of books that has sold over 1.5 million copies and has been adapted into a theatre show. He is a multi-award-winning author with over 70 books published. He eats Ideaflakes for breakfast, spreads silliness on his toast and loves to write books that will make children laugh out loud. He has won the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and the Laugh Out Loud Book Award and has been shortlisted for the British Book Awards. Kes is based in Essex.

Jim Field is a lead-driven, pencil-pushing, 25-frames-per-second Led Zeppelin fan. He is also a hugely talented award-winning illustrator, character designer and animation director. He has worked on a variety of projects, from music videos and title sequences to advertising and books.

His first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Booktrust Roald Dahl Funny Prize and was nominated for the Kate Greenaway award. He has since illustrated a string of bestselling, multi-award-winning children's books, including Oi Frog! and The Lion Inside, as well as young fiction series Rabbit and Bear, middlegrade novels by David Baddiel and his debut author-illustrator picture book Monsieur Roscoe - On Holiday, a bilingual book that introduces first French words. He grew up in Farnborough, worked in London and now lives in Paris with his wife and young daughter.
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Rating details

2,438 ratings
4.27 out of 5 stars
5 49% (1,198)
4 33% (808)
3 14% (340)
2 3% (74)
1 1% (18)
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