The Ogre of Oglefort (Hardcover)

By Eva Ibbotson, Lisa K. Weber (Illustrator)

Dutton Books, 9780525423829, 247pp.

Publication Date: August 18, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/16/2012)
Prebound (8/16/2012)

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For excitement-hungry orphan Ivo, a mission to save Princess Mirella from the dreaded Ogre of Oglefort is a dream come true. Together with a hag, a wizard, and a troll, Ivo sets out, ready for adventure. But when they get to the ogre's castle, the rescuers are in for a surprise: the princess doesn't need saving, but the depressed ogre does It's a warmhearted, hilarious romp in the tradition of Roald Dahl, with enough creepy magic, ghosts, and laughs to make even the saddest ogre smile.