Oi Frog!

Author(s): Kes Gray; Jim Field (Illustrator)

Picture Books

Jam-packed with the silliest of animals, this bestselling rhyming story will have the youngest of readers in fits of laughter.


Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gofers sit on sofas, but Frog does not want to sit on a log! Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this original rhyming story will have young children in fits of laughter.


Can't get enough? Look out for Oi Dog! and Oi Cat!, now available for purchase, and Oi Duck-billed Platypus!, coming out autumn 2018.


From the award-winning Kes Gray and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, comes an hilarious rhyming tale about a frog who discovers that all animals have their special places to sit!


'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail
'Hilarious illustrations and rhymes which are easy to recite and join in. Everyone will love it.' - Guardian


Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! are a top ten bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award and was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and the British Book Awards in 2016, amongst others. It also won the Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, MadeForMums Award, Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award and Portsmouth Picture Book Award. Oi Cat! was the Independent Booksellers Children's Book of the Season and Oi Goat! is a World Book Day book in 2018. Combined series sales currently stand at a phenomenal 900,000 copies.


Product Information

A wonderfully funny rhyming story with laugh-out-loud illustrations from an award-winning team.

Commended for Kate Greenaway Medal 2015.

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

Kes lives in Witham, Essex, with his wife, young family and assortment of animals. He is a born storyteller. Voted by the Independent as one of the TOP TEN children's authors only a year after publishing his first book, he is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award for Younger Readers.


Jim Field is a lead-driven, pencil-pushing, 25-frames-per-second, Led Zeppelin fan. He is also a hugely talented illustrator and animation director whose previous clients have included Waterstones, Sainsbury's, Oxfam, The Independent, The Guardian, The FT, Channel 4, Virgin Mobile, Nokia, GQ, Haymarket and BAC. His first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and his vibrant, energetic style and witty detail is sure to delight children and adults alike.

General Fields

  • : 9781444910865
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Hodder Children's Books
  • : July 2014
  • : 250mm X 250mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 32
  • : 814
  • : Paperback