Ollie and the Otter: A Scottish Osprey Story – Emily Dodd & Kirsteen Harris-Jones


       Ollie and the Otter: A Scottish Osprey Story – Emily Dodd & Kirsteen Harris-Jones, Picture Kelpies, (9781782503699), 2017

Format: Paperback

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5

What did you like about the book? Ollie the Osprey has just learned to catch fish. Now he wants to present one to a female osprey, Isla but he cannot learn to drop it to her at the right time for her to catch it. He gets much assistance from his good friend, Rory the Otter. The illustrations by Kirsteen Harris-Jones are realistically and very attractively done.

Anything you did not like about this book? Not a thing.

To whom would you recommend this book? Recommend to kids who like stories about real animals in the wild.

Who should buy this book? Public libraries

Where would you shelve it? Picture Books

Should we (librarians) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? No.

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Katrina Yurenka, Moderator, Youth Services Book Review

Date of review: 5/24/2017

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