Spot the Dog is a series of books by Eric Hill, which were later made into a popular children's animation for BBC television by David McKee's King Rollo Films.
First published in 1980, Where's Spot was inspired by the reaction of Eric's 2-year-old son to an advert in which lifting the flap revealed a funny picture and to a bedtime story made up to go along with it. It became tremendously successful and a series of further books featuring the character was commissioned.
Later, an animated version was produced, along with translations into more than 60 languages. The character has also starred in interactive CD-ROMs, as well as appearing in-person at events throughout the world.Genre: