ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: June 10, 2021
Olive, Mabel & Me
By (author) Andrew Cotter
“Beautifully written … as funny as you would hope.”The TimesOLIVE & MABEL: two of the internet’s favourite dogs!ANDREW COTTER: one of our best-loved commentators.Olive and Mabel are the Labradors that broke the internet. With more than 50 million views on social media, Andrew Cotter’s brilliant commentaries on videos of his Labradors have resonated with dog owners and sports fans around the world, giving us all something to smile about in this most testing of years, as Olive and Mabel entertained us with their Dinner Contest, Game of Bones, Zoom Meeting, Online Dating and more over the last six months.Now, in OLIVE, MABEL & ME, Andrew tells the heart-warming story of life with his two famous Labradors. This is the full story of their unexpected rise to internet stardom, their lives together, how the dogs are dealing with their new-found fame (celebrity fans, more offers of biscuits etc), and how trips to the beaches and the mountains help them all find peace and happiness away from a hectic world.Above all, OLIVE, MABEL & ME is a book about the love we have for our dogs and the companionship and joy they bring. And about how we can all benefit from being just a little bit more Labrador…Brilliantly observed, touching and laugh-out-loud funny, OLIVE, MABEL & ME is a treat for dog lovers everywhere.
Andrew Cotter is one of the most recognisable voices in sports broadcasting as a leading commentator on the BBC’s golf, rugby, tennis and athletics coverage.He started his career in local radio in Scotland before moving to the BBC in London in 2000. He has also worked for Sky, BT Sport, ITV, Channel 4, ESPN and Eurosport.Originally from Troon in Ayrshire, Andrew has a degree in French and Philosophy from the University of Glasgow and his own modest sporting success extends to representing Scottish Schools at golf, helping them to lose comfortably to England.He now lives in Cheshire and as you can see from some of his pictures and videos on Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, when not covering some of the world’s great sporting events he’s often to be found up a mountain, handing out dog treats.