After many years of doodling and writing on everything, I have finally put my words and drawings together in a two books for kids.

“Uncle Ollies Alphabet Follies” is a humorous take on children’s ABC books. It is written as poetry and illustrated by me.

Uncle Ollie, an eccentric Aussie naturalist, loves animals, alphabets, and rhyming. He takes us through the alphabet, telling us about interesting animals whose name begins with each letter in a simple rhyme. The rhymes are silly; but the facts are true.

This book is not intended for very young children. It will be best appreciated by teens, young adults and adults. Uncle Ollie’s language is a little rough from time to time (not as rough as TV but…). 

To be followed by Uncle Ollie Tells Short Tales:
A collection of poems and short stories about kids adventures in everyday life.

From a small Kingdom in China…to a corner bar in Queens, NY, to the land of Dinosaurs…
so many adventures.

The critics speak

“Omg the pictures are amazing!!
“After the great art” I love the “speech in it”
and “how he wrote all of it so well”
Uncle Ollie is Awesome!
This book is very cute and creative but also informative. I Highly enjoyed it.

Such a fun book! I was drawn to it by the warm and cuddly drawings which match the words so well! Uncle Ollie is the best kind of teacher for kids–knowing, funny, and just a little bit sassy!Thank you, author/artist Dugg Smith!
Maeve Mason. Age 8. Astoria, NYIris, Melbourne, AustraliaD. Burns, Marietta, OhioAnonymous, NYC, USA