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40 pages
Published 1995 by Mammoth
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Sep 12, 2011 Gemma rated it it was amazing
Yob was the first book I took out from my local library, a long time ago! While reading it I realised that 'Yob' was 'boy' backwards. This amazed me and got me thinking about whether I could talk like that all the time! I love the story about a dog who only understands words when they are backwards, it is quiet funny to a child!

I feel that Yob could help children to understand that people and animals sometimes have difficulty understanding and using words andthat sometimes things can get mixed u
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Dick King-Smith was born and raised in Gloucestershire, England, surrounded by pet animals. After twenty years as a farmer, he turned to teaching and then to writing children's books.

Dick writes mostly about animals: farmyard fantasy, as he likes to call it, often about pigs, his special favorites. He enjoys writing for children, meeting the children who read his books, and knowing that they get
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