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Otis the Bulldog’s Very Big Excuses

ISBN: 9781634891745
Author: Andy Frisella
Published: 11/6/2018

Meet Charley and Otis, two lovable bulldogs with two very different personalities!

Otis and Charley are invited to Snowflake’s birthday party, but they spent the day swimming in the stinky pond! Charley gets her bath done right away, but Otis is too busy practicing his Canine Cannonballs and Bodacious Bulldog Backflips to get out of the muck.

In Otis the Bulldog’s Very Big Excuses, Otis finds out that fun now doesn’t always mean fun later.


Andy Frisella is a successful entrepreneur, international speaker, and—in his words—“regular dude.” He founded and leads six companies in various industries; most notably, 1st Phorm International, which designs, manufactures, and distributes nutritional supplement products. He is the host of an extremely popular and top-rated business and success podcast, The MFCEO Project, which has drawn millions of listeners since June 2015.

At a very young age, his parents taught him entrepreneurial values that have greatly affected his life. They encouraged him to have big dreams, but also to work hard for them. Concerned about the laziness, entitlement, and unfulfilled potential prevalent in our culture, Andy (along with Vaughn Kohler) created the Hardworking Tails series to influence kids to value the mindset and work ethic that made America great.

Andy and his wife, Emily, are real-life parents of real-life bulldogs Otis, Charley, and Ellie. They live on a farm outside St. Louis, Missouri.