Books by Wilma Geldof

  • Ollie and the Twisty Animal

    Wilma Geldof

    | Children's Books | This book has 144 pages

    August 2016


    Ollie is afraid. Afraid of the sea, which took away his parents from him.

    And afraid of his foster parents’ love. One day, Ollie finds an extraordinary animal, Twist. Desperate to keep him, Ollie hides him in the shed. But Twist belongs in the sea and pines away in the shed. Connie the conjurer wants to help him. But can Ollie let Twist go?

    A sad, exciting and funny story with a happy ending that will please every child.

     Press on Ollie and the Twisty Animal:

    ‘Children’s books are full of imaginary friends, but Geldof puts a new twist on the concept. ’ – Trouw Letter & Geest

    Ollie and the Twisty Animal is a small, sweet story about attachment issues featuring an imaginary friend who plays a crucial role. ’ –

    ‘A smoothly and expressively written story. […] The detailed design and vivid illustrations in light, bright colours make this a beautiful edition. ’ – NBD Biblion

    Ollie and the Twisty Animal is an affectionate story about grief and overcoming it. ’ –

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