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Picture Book
Pages: 32
Themes: wordplay, humor
Publisher: Tuckamore
Pub Date: 01/11/2009
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Oscar Ollie Brown is vexed and perplexed. Whether he's holding his tongue, dropping everything or following some other instruction his mother gives him, Oscar finds that doing what he's told never seems to work out quite the way he expects. From rescuing his goldfish Slick to chasing his cat Sammy, there's never a dull moment at the Brown house. But the thing that really keeps Oscar busy is trying to figure out why it's not always a good idea to do exactly what his mom tells him!

Valerie Sherrard first decided to become an author when her homeroom teacher that year instilled in her a lifelong belief in her ability to write. Valerie lives in Miramichi, New Brunswick.

David Jardine can often be found pursuing his interest in moviemaking. He lives in Miramichi, New Brunswick.

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