Patrice Aggs

Patrice Aggs was born and brought up in the United States, but now lives in West Sussex, England. She has illustrated over thirty-five picture books for children. In the early 1980s she was part of the team which produced the animated film The Snowman.

Patrice is currently writing picture books, illustrating and printmaking. She lives on a farm in West Sussex with her husband and two teenagers. The Giraffe Who Came to Dinner is the first book she has both written and illustrated. Her latest books, Ooh La Booga Bomp and Strawberry Squirt are part of the popular O'Brien Pandas series.

  • Strawberry Squirt
  • pdf-logoDownload Short Legs is introduced to the game of Strawberry Squirt

  • Bertie Rooster
  • pdf-logoDownload Sample pages

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Ducks in Trouble

  • pdf-logoDownload Activity sheets: Suggested ways to make your own music

  • pdf-logoDownload Activity sheets: Help Pintail to find the clothes and instruments he needs to be a real musician

The Giraffe Who Came to Dinner

  • pdf-logoDownload RBFS: Teaching ideas for junior infants from O'Brien Reading Programme Supplement