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Ollie and Nina and ...
Daft Doggy Doings!
This is a book about two very silly doggies. Ollie and Nina are real dogs and just do what all real dogs do. But in this little book Ollie and Nina's daft Dad has taken the liberty of recording their silly goings-on in an hilarious and insightful cartoon strip called 'OLLIE AND NINA AND'. Their stories aren't just made up dog jokes - their Dad swears that everything he has written and drawn in these delightful cartoons actually happened FOR REAL. Of course, he admits that he may have used a little artistic license in the telling, you understand. Together, Ollie and Nina make a proper comedy duo and anyone who has a dog will be charmed and entertained by the affectionate and gentle humour found here in the daft doggie world of Ollie And Nina And ...
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A really inspired book, beautifully presented in cartoon form, about two real life dogs .The stories are based on the adventures these two dogs get up to, however are shown as a comic strip which is truly brilliants. Absolutely love the animation and each of the stories!Delightfully written and oh so very funny. Each cartoon section is described beforehand and illustrated in full colour. A quality paperback by publishers Hubble and Hattie and written by featured dog owner Neil Sullivan.- Carley Phillips- Dog Training Weekly. This soft back of 80 pages concerns two crossbreed rescue dogs. Ollie is a Collie/Saluki cross and Nina a Whippet/Saluki cross, re-homed at different times, in fact Nina was rescued from kennels in Kuala Lumpur when the author was living in Asia and Ollie was "found online" where he was looking for a "forever home.' In his introduction the author explains that Ollie is all heart, silly, spontaneous and loving. He is always busy, nosing around and looking for adventures. He loves other dogs and will play with them until they are all played out. Nina he describes as thoughtful, wise and gentle. She likes other dogs, especially small ones, but she is very wary of small children. The author then goes on to say that "you never really know what's happened to reduce dogs in their past, do you?" The book is very easy to read and the colourful cartoons of Ollie and Nina on their day to day doings are irresistible, both for adult readers and certainly any children involved. - Trevor Turner. This book is a series of warm, whimsical, funny and insightful cartoons. Two dogs discover themselves by exploring each other. Each platonic tale in this graphic short story book is prefaced by Neil Sullivans witty and wise observations. Ollie and Nina are lovingly portrayed. Their true adventures will resonate with dog lovers everywhere. Adults will relish the sophisticated humour. Youthful riders will move Ollie & Nina along with social networking and the Wall. A spontaneous, gleeful and empathetic reaction to the interaction between humans and dogs is guaranteed! Ollie And Nina And... Daft Doggy Doings is a philosophers notebook for dog guardians, and one you simply have to pick up. - Geelong Obedience Dog Club. Ollie and Nina and ... Daft Doggy Doings! is a humorous graphic novel that alternate between cartoon, full-colour comic strips about a pair of precocious dogs (based on the real-life beloved pets of author Neil Sullivan) and written anecdotes and escapades from their doggy daily lives. "Ollie love the beach. When we first took him, he was totally blown away by the wide-open spaces. He'd bolt off like a loony in long, sweeping loops, pelting at full throttle with a massive grin on his face." Gentle and heartwarming, Ollie and Nina and ... Daft Doggy Doings! is a choice pick of dog lovers, and makes an excellent gift book any time of year. Highly recommended. - Midwest Book Review.