I am Oliver the Otter

A Tale from our Wild and Wonderful Riverbanks

Pam Ayres author Nicola O'Byrne illustrator


Publisher:Pan Macmillan

Published:4th May '23


Available for immediate dispatch.

I am Oliver the Otter cover

A rhyming picture book about a little otter called Oliver – written by the bestselling Pam Ayres and illustrated by the award-winning Nicola O'Byrne.

A heart-warming, rhyming story about a little otter called Oliver, written by bestselling poet Pam Ayres, author of The Last Hedgehog.

Come on down to the riverbank, and discover a wild and wonderful world . . .

Oliver the otter is happy enough living alone, swimming or scampering along the twisty-rooted waterways. Until one day, among the green rushes, he meets an otter called Ottilie – and his life changes forever.

Written in rhyme and beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Nicola O'Byrne, Pam Ayres's charming tale brings the natural world to enchanting life. With nature details interwoven throughout the story, and an information page at the end, including fun facts about otters.

Complete with a foiled jacket, I am Oliver the Otter is the perfect gift for nature lovers of all ages.

an adorable tale with an urgent message. -- Alex O'Connell * The Times *
An otterly beautiful new rhyming picture book which celebrates otters – one of the best-loved stars of the natural world – whilst highlighting the environmental challenges that these endearing creatures face . . . this glorious book acts as both entertainment and education. -- Pam Norfolk * Lancashire Post *
As well as featuring stunning pictures by illustrator Nicola O'Byrne, the book issues an important plea to children to help look after waterways and free them from pollution. It is sure to delight children aged two to 10. -- Herald Magazine * The Herald *

ISBN: 9781529067064

Dimensions: 259mm x 290mm x 14mm

Weight: 476g

32 pages