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  • Published: 4 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446403976
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

A Dose of Dr Dog

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A brilliant follow-up to the classic picture book, DR DOG from the inimitable Babette Cole.

Doctor Dog, the Gumboyle family's favourite pet and their very own trusty physician, is having a well-deserved rest on a tropical island. Until, that is, the Gumboyles turn up and need rescuing from a variety of nasty holiday ailments!

With the help of the longlost herbal scientist Proffessor Dash-Hund, Dr Dog uses herbal remedies to soothe mosquito bites and sunburn, settle a nasty case of motion sickness and draw out a big juicy boil. But the Gumboyles have one problem that even Dr Dog can't solve. A hungry and highly dangerous plant is lurking in the campsite and it could strike at any moment . . .

  • Pub date: 4 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446403976
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

About the Author

Babette Cole

Babette Cole was born in Jersey in the Channel Islands. She graduated from Canterbury College of Art in 1973 and was the illustrator and author of more than 150 witty, imaginative, irreverent and thought-provoking picture books for children including the bestselling, stereotype-defying Princess Smartypants. She produced animated storyboards for the BBC and illustrated numerous greetings cards and books by other authors as well as her own. Babette adored the countryside and was a keen horse rider and breeder. She spent much of her life in Lincolnshire, before moving to Kent and then westward through Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.

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Praise for A Dose of Dr Dog

“Charming, educative (in a rather naughty way) and funny . . . Take daily, repeatedly”

Observer on DR DOG

“She draws with tremendous vitality”


“[She] produces zany, comical images of exuberant and eccentric characters in children's books that break down taboos”

The Times

“Wickedly funny”


“an excellent fun book for reading to the fives-plus.”

Caroline Franklin, Newbury Weekly News

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