Olga Da Polga

Olga Da Polga

by Michael Bond and Catherine Rayner

Publication Date: 17/09/2015

  $30.95
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 shearrives 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 never 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 colour illustrations by Catherine Rayner and a dazzling design, this is a gift edition for young readers to treasure.It is presented in a special slipcase and signed by both author and illustrator.
ISBN:
9780192744043
9780192744043
Category:
Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories
Publication Date:
17-09-2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
263x201x24.8mm
Weight:
0.98kg
Michael Bond

Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and educated at Presentation College, Reading.

He served in the Royal Air Force and the British Army before working as a cameraman for BBC TV for 19 years.

In 2015, Michael was awarded a CBE for his services to children's literature, to add to the OBE he received in 1997.

Catherine Rayner

Catherine Rayner is an author and illustrator of children's picture books. She studied Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art where, for her final degree show, she created what would go on to be her debut picture book.

She is winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and Booktrust's Best New Illustrator Award, and, in 2010, was the inaugural illustrator in residence at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

As well as producing award-winning picture books, Catherine also exhibits her artwork in galleries all over the world and illustrates her own range of greeting cards.

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