Awful Ogre Running Wild (Hardcover)
Greenwillow Books, 9780066238661, 40pp.
Publication Date: June 24, 2008
A picnic with a lovely ogress, followed by bug hunts and crocodile wrestling . . .
A visit to Grandma, who serves her famous moldy bread and dried weasel . . .
A dip in the neighborhood pool with his precious pet piranha . . .
And . . . ogre yoga?
Awful Ogre is back, and awfully excited to share his action-packed summer with you!
The mischievous Jack Prelutsky and Paul O. Zelinsky transport readers once again to a world that is irresistibly gross and awesomely awful, starring the endearing, unforgettable Awful Ogre!
About the Author
Jack Prelutsky is the best-selling author of more than fifty books of poetry, including The New Kid on the Block, illustrated by James Stevenson, and Stardines Swim High Across the Sky, illustrated by Carin Berger. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.
Paul O. Zelinsky is the illustrator of Anne Isaac's Dust Devil and creator of the now-classic interactive book called The Wheels on the Bus. His retelling of Rapunzel was awarded the 1998 Caldecott Medal. Rumpelstitlskin, Hansel and Gretel and Swamp Angel with different authors all garnered Paul a Caldecott Honor. Since 1991 Paul O. Zelinsky has lived in the same apartment with his wife Deborah in northern Brooklyn, New York.