The Odious Ogre (Hardcover)

By Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator)

Michael Di Capua Books, 9780545162029, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2010



From the author and illustrator of The Phantom Tollbooth comes a new picture book about a really rotten, extraordinarily large ogre and the friendly young lady who does her best to help him. Full color.

About the Author

NORTON JUSTER is the author of the children's classic THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH. His first picture book, THE HELLO, GOODBYE WINDOW, illustrated by Chris Raschka, won the 2006 Caldecott Medal and was followed by a sequel, SOURPUSS AND SWEETIE PIE.

JULES FEIFFER has won a number of prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays, including the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. His books for children include THE MAN IN THE CEILING, I'M NOT BOBBY!, A ROOM WITH A ZOO, and BARK, GEORGE.

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