The Tale of Oswald Ox

The Tale of Oswald Ox


Meet Oswald Ox, bone idle on the farm, just chewing his cud and rolling in the mud while all the other animals are hard at work. No wonder he’s in trouble! Then the winter stores go missing, and Oswald is firmly in the frame. Will wisdom and dignity triumph over meanness and greed? A tale for our times…

Features Chinese farming practices including the use of oxen, rice paddies and farm animals.

Age range 7 to 10 years.

“Harry Harrison’s witty and exquisitely detailed illustrations teamed with Sarah Brennan’s engaging verse make for another wonderfully giggly read. We loved it!” Clare Morin, Time Out Hong Kong

“We can all learn a lot from Oswald, who keeps his cool when everyone around him panics. Another instant classic from the Brennan/Harrison team – infectious rhyme that demands to be read aloud, wry illustrations and a happy ending.” Elizabeth McNeilly, The Parents’ Journal




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Additional Information

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 23 x 25.5 cm



Soft cover with spine and laminated hotspot; 36pp


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