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Charlie Ottley - Author


Charlie Ottley's laboured hard
To make his living as a bard.
A poet for the BBC
Plus Carlton and GMTV.
He's been on Television loads
Transforming stories into odes
And has been known to take the news
And turn it into four-part blues.

Oliver Preston left the City to become a full-time cartoonist and draws regularly for the Field. His drawings have also been published in The Times, the Guardian, Spectator, Punch, Beano and Dandy. His first one-man show was in 1999 at the Fine Art Society and his books include Shall We Join the Men? and (with Alistair Sampson) Liquid Limericks and Larder Limericks. he is chairman of the Cartoon Art Trust.

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Cautionary Verses and Ruthless Rhymes by Charlie Ottley
Cautionary Verses and Ruthless Rhymes
Charlie Ottley
Hilaire Bellocâs cautionary tales are brought bang up to date with this hilarious new collection. Dark comic humour parodies modern vices such as the mobile phone and computer games. Chavs and delinquent children all come to sticky ends and poor...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2006

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