One of a series of picture books in pocket-size editions. Oscar's imaginary friend brings mud into the house and dresses the dog in Dad's clothes - so why does Oscar get the blame?
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An outrageous story about an imaginary friend.
It was Oscar's friend Billy who brought mud into the house, dressed the dog in Dad's clothes and put frogs in Granny's slippers - so why did Oscar get the blame? No one ever seemed to be able to see Billy - except Oscar, of course!
Tony Ross is the author and illustrator of The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Centipede's 100 Shoes, I Don't Want to Go to Bed!, Stone Soup, Three Little Kittens and Other Favorite Nursery Rhymes, and Wash Your Hands!, among others. He has received numerous awards, including the German Children's Book Prize and the silver medal in the Smarties Prize, and has been short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
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Book Description Penguin Young Readers Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0803704976I5N00
Book Description Dial, New York, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Ross, Tony (illustrator). 1st ed. US. 1st ptg., large 8vo picture book, pictorial boards, with the author's vivid watercolor drawings of Oscar, whose imaginary friend Billy gets him into so much trouble. Fine in fine, unclipped dj, no previous owner's marks. Bookseller Inventory # 14895
Book Description Dial Books, N . Y., 1988. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Illustrated (illustrator). 1st. X-Library with normal flaws.The hard cover and the jacket has very light shelf wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Back. Bookseller Inventory # CP 04159
Book Description New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dutton Childrens Books, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 8vo. Unpaginated. General wear to covers and DJ. Clean copy - no school or library markings. Remainder mark bottom page edges. DJ is not price clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 037023
Book Description Dial Press, 1988. hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket. 1st Edition. New York. 1988. Dial Press. 1st Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. unpaginated. hardcover. Tony Ross (born 10 August 1938) is a British illustrator and author of children's picture books. In Britain he may be known best for illustrating the Horrid Henry series by Francesca Simon. He has also illustrated the Amber Brown series by Paula Danziger, the Dr. Xargle series by Jeanne Willis, and the Harry The Poisonous Centipede series by Lynne Reid Banks. For his contribution as a children's illustrator he was U.K. nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. In 1986 Ross won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, picture books category, for Ich komm dich holen!, the German-language edition of I'm coming to get you! (Andersen, 1984). For the third Dr. Xargle book with Willis, Dr. Xargle's book of Earth Tiggers, about cats, he was highly commended runner up for the 1990 Kate Greenaway Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject. Among WorldCat participating libraries, the eight most widely held works by Ross are Amber Brown books written by Danziger. The most widely held book written and illustrated by Ross is I Want Two Birthdays (2008), which is represented in ten languages. Ross was born in London. He studied at the Liverpool School of Art and Design and had many jobs, including a cartoonist. In Britain, Ross was a commended runner up for the annual Greenaway Medal. Cover art by Tony Ross. 0803704976. keywords: 41856. inventory # 9602. FROM THE PUBLISHER - An outrageous story about an imaginary friend. It was Oscarís friend Billy who brought mud into the house, dressed the dog in Dadís clothes and put frogs in Grannyís slippers - so why did Oscar get the blame? No one ever seemed to be able to see Billy - except Oscar, of course! . Bookseller Inventory # 9602
Book Description Dial, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0803704976